Should the 22nd Amendment Be Repealed

938 WordsMay 7, 20054 Pages
In the political world today there are so many different opinions about several different topics. The topics that I will address to you will be, should the 22nd Amendment be repealed and also should the foreign born be allowed to run for president. In both topics you may have your pros and cons, but I am strongly against the both of them because I feel that the Constitution should not be taken advantage of. Government should not be allowed to manipulate the Constitution to suit his or her needs. While making adjustments to the Constitution to allow different things to take place for convenience doesn 't leave any form respect of the Constitution. There should be a line drawn to keep this from happening for years to come on these issues…show more content…
Republicans are pushing for Schwarzenegger to be the one who put this statement to an end reach reads: Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5 of the Constitution. It reads, "No person except a natural born citizen ... shall be eligible to the office of president (CNN News, 2004). Schwarzenegger 's supporters are pushing for a constitutional amendment that would allow the Austrian-born governor to run for president while others are against this change, (USA Today, 2005). These issues and other issues are just a test to see if the American people will allow such changes to take place without having input on it. In addition, it could become a test of American attitudes toward immigrants in the post-9/11 era, and also put some more thought into the topic of interest. I am totally against it because I am employed by the Immigration service and changes to the Constitution would allow room for disasters to our country. Although, there are some immigrants that are here to make a difference, there are still others who will not remain loyal to our country and follow our guidelines of making our country a safe and better place to live.

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