Neil Weare, President of We the People Project and lead counsel in Tuaua v. United States, makes the case on CNN.com that citizenship in U.S. territories is a constitutional right, not a congressional privilege.
You can read the entire Op-Ed on CNN.com here. This is the punchline:
Although the Constitution grants Congress broad powers in U.S. territories, one that it clearly withholds is the power to rewrite the 14th Amendment's guarantee of birthright citizenship. Denying citizenship in American Samoa is not just unfair, it's unconstitutional.