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Obama Eligibility Primer

Obama Eligibility Primer

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BarackHusseinObamabeingswornin asthe44thpresidentoftheUnitedStates, Jan.20,2009.PhotobyMSgtCecillioRicardo,U.S.AirForce/U.S.DepartmentofDefense.
Introduction:TheeligibilityissueHasObamaprovenhewasbornintheUnitedStates?WhythepersistentquestionsaboutObamaseligibility?Wheredowegofromhere?ConclusionWhatyoucando
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INTRODUCTION:TheEligibilityIssue
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heUnitedStatesteetersontheedgeofaconstitutionalcrisis.ManyAmericanshaveseriousdoubtswhetherthemanoccupyingtheOvalOffice,BarackHusseinObama,isconstitutionallyeligibletoserveaspresi-dent.IfObamaisnotqualified,thenevery actionhetakesaspresidentcouldbeinvalid.
Article II,Section 1of the U.S.Constitution states:
NoPersonexceptanaturalbornCitizen,orCitizenoftheUnitedStates,atthetimeofthAdoptionofthisConstitution,shallbeeligibltotheOfficeofPresident.
TobeaU.S.citizen,apersonmusteitherbeborninthecountry,orhaveatleastoneparentwhoisanAmericancitizenandwhoislegallqualifiedtotransmitcitizenshiptohischildren.
 
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BarackObamaSr.,aBritishsubjectofKenyanorigin,andStanleyAnnDunham,aneighteen-year-oldAmericanwoman,neitherofhisparentswerequalifiedtotrans-mitU.S.citizenshiptohim.BarackObamaSr.sforeignallegiancedis-qualifiedObamasmotherfromconferringU.S.citizenshipunderthelawprevailingatthetime.ThelawrequiredanyU.S.citizenhavingachildwithanon-citizentohavebeenphysicallypresentintheUnitedStatesforatleastfiveyearsaftertheageofsixteentoautomaticallytransmitAmericancitizenship.BecauseneitherparentcouldconferAmeri-cancitizenshiptotheirson,Obamacanonly beaU.S.citizenifhewereactuallybornintheUnitedStates.TheConstitutionalsoimposesanadditionalstandardforapresident:thathebeanaturalborncitizen.WhentheConstitutionwasadopted,thistermwasunderstoodtomeanapersonwhoseparentswerebothAmericancitizens.Thepreciseapplicationofthistermhasneverbeenlegallydetermined.Onlythecourtscanestablishwhetherthisrequire-mentdisqualifiesObama.
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