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How to use birthright in a sentence
The Fourteenth Amendment established birthright citizenship, including the formerly enslaved as full members of the American nation.The Supreme Court Has Been Engaged in a Rollback of Rights. Abortion Would Just Be the Latest | Kermit Roosevelt III | May 16, 2022 | Time
With a sallow complexion that accentuates his sunken eyes and a pursed-lips grimace that is his sole expression, Pattinson’s Wayne cares little for the day-to-day duties demanded of him by his birthright.‘The Batman’ Is the Best Batman Movie Since ‘The Dark Knight’ | Nick Schager | February 28, 2022 | The Daily Beast
It’s time we offer a birthright to capital that gives everyone the chance to build assets.Former Mayor Michael Tubbs: Escaping Poverty Like I Did Shouldn't Be the Exception | Michael D. Tubbs | November 22, 2021 | Time
I think of my birthright as the basis of my liberty to control my body, and put what I want in my body as long as I’m not interfering with other people’s ability to do the same.I Am a Heroin User. I Do Not Have a Drug Problem - Issue 96: Rewired | Mark MacNamara | February 17, 2021 | Nautilus
We have those birthrights as long as we don’t prevent others from pursuing their rights.I Am a Heroin User. I Do Not Have a Drug Problem - Issue 96: Rewired | Mark MacNamara | February 17, 2021 | Nautilus
Anthony Goldstein probably chose a trip to the Quidditch World Cup over his birthright trip to Israel.
Canada and the United States are the only industrialized countries that retain birthright citizenship.Get Ready to Start Hearing About ‘Executive Amnesty for Anchor Babies’ | Eleanor Clift | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I cannot sell my birthright, nor am I prepared to sell the birthright of the people to be free.Nelson Mandela Demanded Justice Before Forgiving White South Africans | Peter Beinart | December 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Beinart also mischaracterizes what I say about birthright and other organized trips to Israel.
I note that the situation is not as simple as he believes and that birthright trips avoid settlements too.
Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
I can't tell you how I have longed for a girl's good time here in San Francisco—denied all these years, and my birthright.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
And her love was not only for those who could claim it as a birthright, but to all who came to Canada in quest of freedom.The Affable Stranger | Peter McArthur
Why should they use the powers that were their inalienable birthright to make true believers obey a Christian dog?The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
The Constitution and its guarantees are our birthright, and I am ready to enforce that inalienable right to the last extent.Key-Notes of American Liberty | Various
British Dictionary definitions for birthright
privileges or possessions that a person has or is believed to be entitled to as soon as he is born
the privileges or possessions of a first-born son
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