Let's look at the Preamble:
It says "our posterity".We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Just in case some of you are confused, posterity is not the practice of sitting up straight with your knees and ankles together, shoulders parallel to your hips, with your elbows in close.
No, "our posterity" means "our descendants".
The Constitution was not written to protect criminals entering the country illegal or to give them representation in our Congress.
Illegals should not be counted when the apportioning of congressional districts is determined, and that's the sole purpose of the Census.
There's a clause in the Constitution that commands the counting of invading hordes of aliens?
Got any clue why illegal aliens are called "illegal aliens"? It's because they broke laws to get here. They're criminals.
The only valid reason to count them would be to find them, round them up, and ship them out. Since they have no right to be here, they should not be counted to influence to distribution of Congressmen among the states.
Since they are not supposed to be here, since they are here illegally, explain why they should be given representation.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
The presumption made in that Amendment was that the persons were in the country legally.
No one in their right mind....especially not the white guys that won the civil war, would expect that people would allow their country to be overrun by aliens violating all laws and then count those invaders to determine the apportionment of Congress.
Just like they phrased what become the Anchor Baby law merely to stop Southern Democrats from claiming the sons of former slaves were not citizens and hence ineligible to vote. Under no circumstances can anyone honestly argue that the Anchor Baby rule was intended by the authors of this Amendment to mean a knocked up invader could sneak into the country and drop a baby and then be exempt from deportation.
How about if you people name a good reason why they should be counted, since the Constituiton doesn't support you?
We might start to think the Constitution and thus the government exist to protect us, not rob us, to ensure our freedoms, not our slave chains.
Damn, yes, you people better get an Amendment passed right away eliminating the Preamble, since it's causing you people so many problems.