The petition cites the U.S. Constitution's requirement that no one can be sworn into office as president without being a natural born citizen. It also asserts there are questions about Obama's reported Hawaii birth, that the Democrat has refused repeated calls to document his birth, that activist judges have declined to require him to shed light on the issue and that Hawaii at the time of Obama's birth allowed parents whose children were born in other locations to registered the birth there.
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It calls on all controlling legal authorities to take seriously the matter of where and when and to whom Obama was born and whether he qualifies as a "natural-born American citizen," according to Article 2, Section 1 of the Constitution.
To participate, sign the petition here.
Making it easy for Obamalamadingdong to find and weed out his political enemies.
Like anybody posting on this forum.
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As much as I despise Obama, I have to admire his audacity. He knows, has known for years that he his not eligible for the Presidency, but has gambled everything that he can hold people off until he actually takes office, at which time the “natural born” requirement becomes a dead letter.
It’s going to be up to the courts to decide. But frankly, I am not hopeful.
It’s not clear that simply producing the BC answers the questions. Some of the constitutional/legal questions that apparently are not settled:
1. In terms of eligibility to serve as President, is there a distinction between citizenship based on birthplace and citizenship based on descent?
2. If so, which means of attaining citizenship make one eligible to serve as President?
3. Under the laws in effect at the time, what is the effect on the “natural born” status of the child when either father or mother is a non-U.S. citizen?
4. What is the effect on a child’s “natural born citizen” status if, having attained citizenship by (1) birthplace or (2) descent, subsequently that child is adopted by the citizen of a different nation and made a citizen of his adoptive father’s land?
5. If there are factual ambiguities relevant to an individual’s “natural born citizen” status, what is the standard of proof that applies to eligiblity to serve as President?
6. What is the result/procedure if the evidence is insufficient to conclude an individual who is or may be the President-elect is a “natural born citizen”?
7. If a child’s parent’s foreign citizenship, under the laws of that nation, descends to the child at birth, what effect, if any, does that have on the child’s “natural born citizen” status? If it creates a disqualification that can be cured, what is the procedure/standard for curing it?
8. In this extremely important and unusual circumstance (verifying a President-elect’s qualification to serve as president), on what grounds can the presumption of regularity of an official document (such as a BC) be challenged, and who has standing to do so? Does the nature of the potential harm, and the infrequency in which fact patterns raise the issue, militate for a more lenient standard for stating a claim?