Just in case anyone thought the “Birthers” were just an ignored lunatic fringe of the Republican Party, here’s proof that the wingnuts wield real power. This legislation, introduced by birthers, still faces another final vote, but is a sad reminder that even the most extreme views can find validation in some parts of the country. – NewsOne Staff
PHOENIX — The Arizona House on Monday voted for a provision that would require President Barack Obama to show his birth certificate if he hopes to be on the state’s ballot when he runs for reelection.
The House voted 31-22 to add the provision to a separate bill. The measure still faces a formal vote.
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It would require U.S. presidential candidates who want to appear on the ballot in Arizona to submit documents proving they meet the constitutional requirements to be president.