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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Hugo LaFayette Black (1886–1971)
QUOTATION: Citizenship is no light trifle to be jeopardized any moment Congress decides to do so under the name of one of its general or implied grants of power.
ATTRIBUTION: Justice HUGO L. BLACK, Afroyim v. Rusk, 387 U.S. 267–68 (1967).
SUBJECTS: Citizenship