“In addition to determining how many seats in the U.S. House each state has, census data touches almost every corner of American life, including business, education and polling, to name a few. ‘These numbers are the gold standard body of statistics that make the country run.'” FiveThirtyEight: How The Citizenship Question Could Break The Census. (You can’t even count on counting anymore.)

+ NPR: The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appear split along ideological lines on whether a citizenship question can be included on forms for the upcoming 2020 census. (A major issue splitting Americans along ideological lines? Count on it.)

+ See 200 Years Of Twists And Turns Of Census Citizenship Questions.