Skip to comments.Petition Asking Supreme Court To Define "Natural Born Citizen"
Posted on 11/19/2012 2:11:58 PM PST by KheSanh
A petition asking the Supreme Court to give a clear concise definition of the term "Natural Born Citizen".
Whitehouse.gov url to obtain the first 150 signatures:
Exercises in futility are so much fun.
Better late than never, I suppose, but futile.
Barack Obama’s election and subsequent reelection have forever changed the meaning of the term “natural born”.
There is no need for another stupid petition!!!
Congress itself, LED BY THE DEMOCRATS defined it in TOTAL in 2008 when they held a hearing on John McCain’s eligibility.
In that full congressional hearing, BOTH John McCain’s birthplace was examined, as well as the citizenship of BOTH his parents.
The Democrats ALREADY settled this for us!
Why are we not forcing Boehner to apply the same congressional hearing to Obama that was applied to McCain???
It would be LIGHTS OUT for Obama, and a reset back to the beginning of this constitutional crisis in 2008.
SOCIALIST DEMOCRAT DEFINITION:
Any ANTI AMERICAN person that can produce a FAKE BIRTH CERTIFICATE and HIDE HIS BACKGROUND IDENTITY so as to confuse those that question his citizenship and call them BIRTHERS. With the full support of the leftist MSM, SOCIALIST DEMOCRAT FRAUDS and regular democrat drones, shall be henceforth know as A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN.
Oops forgot, he is a Nice man with a Nice smile, and we have nothing to fear from him. It is that Evil Rush Limbaugh that we must fear.
Actually I think it was just a Sense of The Senate Resolution, not a full Congressional exercise.
My guess on SCOTUS decision:
"Whatever Obama wants it to be."
(majority opinion delivered by Chief Justice John Roberts)
Going by the U.S. Constitution there has only ever been three types of U.S. citizen.
Those who were citizens at the time of the adoption of the Constitution.
Those who are naturalized as U.S. citizens.
Those who are natural born citizens.
Anyone who signs this "petition" is simply attesting to his/her ignorance of that fact.
And mccain’s eligibility was brought up BECAUSE they knew obama was not eligible. And mccain knew it, too.
Yup. Although never definitively stated as such, that’s the way past Supreme Court decisions point.
Since group A is long dead, there are presently only two categories of US citizens.
>>> Actually I think it was just a Sense of The Senate Resolution, not a full Congressional exercise.
It was an act of congress... (they ACTED upon what they KNEW to be the proper definition) an act which makes interpretation of the term by the supreme court MOOT at this point. For the democrats to come out opposing the same test against Obama would be the biggest application of “double standard” I can think of. SCOTUS would HAVE to consider that hearing, regardless of it’s size... because the end result of that act was to potentially disqualify McCain from running.
B$. Show me the Law they created defining Natural Born.
Sense of the Senate is used when they want to honor a flower or some other stupid thing. It has no force of Law.
At least please read the petition and help us get the required 150 signatures so the public can see it. It expires on December 11. This petition will help inform the American public on an issue that has not been resolved, and it has been an issue since President Arthur in the late 1800’s. Forget asking the Republican controlled House to address it. They had their chance and for whatever reason did nothing. Yes, I have written my congress people.
>>> B$. Show me the Law they created defining Natural Born.
It’s called the US Constitution which gives congress the responsibility and authority to ensure presidential candidates are eligible. The courts over the last 4 years have re-asserted this fact overwhelmingly.
Congress acted upon it’s authority. No new law was needed.
Now they just need to apply the law EQUALLY.
Waste of time. The SCOTUS answered this question in the late 19th century.
Just a suggestion for a petition