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Arizona Birther Bill

April 15, 2011 by USA Post 

Arizona Birther Bill, The Arizona Legislature has become the first nation to approve a measure that requires presidential candidates to provide proof of citizenship to get out the vote in the state.
Governor Jan Brewer, then have five days to sign, veto or do nothing and allow it to become law. GOP criticizes Cantor Donald Trump in focus “birth” of Obama
If Brewer decides to veto the bill, Republican lawmakers may try to cancel the vote. The bill would become law if two-thirds of legislators supported the annulment.

“It is essential to restore integrity to the office,” said Rep. Judy Burges, R-Skull Valley, Arizona, during a recent debate on a so-called “Birth” measures.

The bill would require presidential and vice presidential candidates to provide the Secretary of State of Arizona with documents that prove they are citizens by birth.

Documents can be a birth certificate or length allowed two or more documents, including an early baptismal certificate, certificate of circumcision, hospital birth record, postpartum medical record signed by the person who delivered the child or early census records.

If a candidate has not submitted the required documents or the Secretary of State considers that insufficient, the candidate would not be included on the ballot in Arizona.

The bill was presented to the Legislature several times in the past two years in various forms and has been proposed so far without success in several other states in recent years.

It stems from questions about the origin of President Obama. Hawaiian officials have repeatedly confirmed the birth of Obama in his state, but some still believe he was born in Kenya, homeland of his father.

Rep. Rubén Gallego, D-Phoenix, voted against the bill and said his fellow legislators embarrassed him.

“Arizona is the first state to pass a law Birther. We look pretty much back,” Gallego said. “It’s just that the change of Arizona to Alabama.”

Supporters of the bill said it had nothing to do with Obama, but it is a way to ensure Arizona voters that the presidential candidates to meet federal requirements for the job.

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