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'Do You Believe Illegal Immigrants Should Be Allowed To Vote?': Lindsey Graham Presses Jackson

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr At the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court nomination, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) asked Jackson about immigration policies. You can also read the conversation below this video. Sen. Graham: Do you believe illegal immigrants should be allowed to vote, judge Jackson?  Judge Jackson: Thank you, senator. Under our laws, you have to be a citizen of the united states in order to vote.  Sen. Graham: So the answer would be no?  Judge Jackson: It's not consistent with our laws so the answer is no.  Sen. Graham: Why do they do that in new york?  Judge Jackson: Senator, I'm not aware of the circumstances.  Sen. Lindsey Graham: Good answer. The answer is no. Can an unborn child feel pain 20 weeks in the birthing process? Judge Jackson: Senator, I don't know.  Sen. Lindsey Graham: Are you aware anesthesia is a time period if there is an operation to s