Examples of birthright in a Sentence
the freedom that is our birthright
believed that the house was her birthright
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Consider Issac and Esau, the biblical twin brothers tussling over their birthright, or for that matter, Cain and Abel sparring, or Joseph, tossed into a pit by his brothers who were jealous of his coat of many colors.
The civil rights museum records the oppression, cruelty and injustice inflicted on the African-American community, the fight to bring down Jim Crow and end segregation, to gain the right to vote and to achieve the sacred birthright of equality.
My birthright made certain things easier for my adoptive family, who never had to travel abroad to adopt me, deal with foreign courts and bureaucracies, or take steps to acquire my new citizenship.
This is an artist born into music royalty, who freely borrowed from black culture for Bangerz and stepping outside her contract to record the near-unsellable vanity project that was Dead Petz before reclaiming her country music birthright.
Honkala said people tend to forget that wealth isn’t a birthright.
Trump has already raised the specter of Dred Scott through his call to end birthright citizenship, the constitutional command that lay at the heart of the Civil War amendments.
The mission for me was just to be self-aware and to know that being happy is your birthright.
In 2015, for instance, 73% of African-Americans backed birthright citizenship
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