Activists point to a section of the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment that prohibits a person from running for federal office if they have engaged in insurrection or rebellion.
A Colorado judge denied a motion to dismiss a case challenging Trump's eligibility to run for president because of the “insurrection” clause of the 14th Amendment.
"For once, it's not just the ramblings of a perpetually paranoid malcontent," the MSNBC host said of Trump's 14th Amendment tirade.
A group of Colorado voters is trying to get Trump kicked off the ballot in their state, arguing that he's disqualified.
“Donald Trump has failed this test,” the lawsuit on behalf of six Republican and undeclared voters says.
The former president and 2024 GOP front-runner promised to sign an executive order to nullify a clause. But the process required is actually much more complicated.
The lawsuit claims the Tennessee law is based on “generalized fears, negative attitudes, stereotypes, and moral disapproval of transgender people,” rather than the well-being of the state’s adolescents and children.
The 14th Amendment bars reelection of officials who have given aid and comfort to enemies of the government after taking an oath to defend it.
“There are no longer any innocent explanations” for what Trump did, constitutional law scholar Alan B. Morrison said.
Residents of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories have been denied equal rights, including the right to vote, because they were considered “uncivilized race[s].”