Born To RUN?

January 2006
Scholastic Scope;1/9/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p19
The article presents a discussion on the issue whether citizens born outside of the United States should be allowed to run for Presidential seat of the nation or not. In this respect, example of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, has been presented. Schwarzenegger who desires to become the next President of the United States was born in Austria, but he has been an American citizen since 1983. In this discussion, Beatrice Franklin, high school junior, says that law should be changed so that anyone who is committed to the nation can run for President. Nick Kao, high school sophomore, disagrees with Franklin.


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