Saturday, April 16, 2011

Arizona Senate passes "birther" bill – CBS News

Ariz. House to vote on bill requiring presidential candidates to prove they are U.S. citizens

Comment: Overlooked now, in the months preceding the last Presidential election, a case was brought against the campaign of Senator John McCain in Nashua, New Hampshire based on his citizenship by birth as defined in the US Constitution. Senator McCain was born in the Panama Territory aboard a US ship. As I recall the case ended when the justice required evidence how the campaign would actually cause the plaintiff injury. I sometimes shudder a bit thinking the legal chaos that might have resulted if the election had turned out differently. Plaintiffs may have appeared in numbers in the courts.  Read more: CBS News

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