The foregoing studies into the history and the practical operation of the Fourteenth Amendment reveal to us a situation highly unsatisfactory and of positive harmful tendencies. It is evident that some remedial steps should be taken. It would be most natural to suggest the repeal of the Amendment, but on account of the inherent difficulty of amending the Federal Constitution and by reason of the peculiar sentiment which still lingers around the War amendments, its repeal at this time can hardly be considered practicable.
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