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Obama, Rubio Birthers Should Read the Law

Skipper13 Wrote: May 31, 2012 12:17 PM
Byron is so factually incorrect about the definition of Natural Born Citizen. Both parents must be citizens at the time of birth on US soil. That definition has not been changed by any Amendments nor in any Supreme Court case. So when Obama himself has stated he had dual citizenship at birth because of his Father, he is actually stating he was never eligible to have been on the ballot for the Presidency. People confuse the law's definition of being a "citizen at birth" with the entirely different legal concept of "Natural Born Citizen". They are completely different terms. There is growing historical evidence that President Chester A. Author was also ineligible because it turns out his Father, like Obama's, was a British subject too.

Birtherism -- the belief that Barack Obama was born in Kenya, not in the United States -- pretty much died last year when the White House released a copy of the president's long-form birth certificate showing he was born in Honolulu on Aug. 4, 1961. After that, the number of Americans who doubted Obama's place of birth dropped dramatically.

But not to zero. In recent days, there has been a mini-resurgence of birther talk, from Arizona, where the secretary of state questioned Obama's eligibility to be on the ballot, to Iowa, where some Republicans want to require presidential candidates to prove...