Any person running for President Must Prove Natural Born Citizenship Status

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Any person running for President Must Prove Natural Born Citizenship Status

In light of the current controversy regarding Barack Obama's natural born citizenship status, I request a law be passed that requires any person who is going to run for the President of the United States to present a valid birth certificate and prove that he/she is a natural born citizen as stipulated in Article II of the US Constitution as a matter of public record. In addition, to protect the security of this nation he/she must pass a security clearance before entering the race.

There is precedence from a case in 1866 United States vs. Rhodes Case No. 16,151 that a natural born citizen is defined as someone who is born on US soil and both parents must be US citizens. Otherwise the child would have dual citizenship and would be subject to a foreign power.

United States vs. Rhodes Case No. 16,151:

“That all persons born in the United States, and not subject to any foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are hereby declared to be citizens of the United States; and such citizens, of every race and color, without regard to any previous condition of slavery,”

Explanation from John C. Eastman, Ph.D:

"The “subject to the jurisdiction” provision must therefore require something in addition to mere birth on U.S. soil. The language of the 1866 Civil Rights Act, from which the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment was derived, provides the key to its meaning. The 1866 Act provides: “All persons born in the United States, and not subject to any foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are hereby declared to be citizens of the United States.”[3] As this formulation makes clear, any child born on U.S. soil to parents who were temporary visitors to this country and who, as a result of the foreign citizenship of the child’s par­ents, remained a citizen or subject of the parents’ home country was not entitled to claim the birth­right citizenship provided by the 1866 Act."

If the Supreme Court fails to rule according to the US Constitution, a precedent will be set that a person subject to foreign power could be President.

I ask that this law be passed in order to protect this great nation from another person who is subject to a foreign power trying to undermine the Constitution to become President of the United States.

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If you're not allowed to run for the office but the only proof required is to just claim you qualify, the constitutional requirement is effectively negated.
I think this law should be up hold
No, you ask that this law be passed in order to invalidate Obama. Get a grip.
"Only the triumph of our principles will bring us prosperity. " Emerson
They should have to have a security check just as everyone else that is involved with security. Befor they run for President
Even at this late date Obama should be made to produce his original birth certificate. The one shown on Fact Chek . org has been proven to be a forgery, possible forged by using his much younger sister's BC. It is not typical of the one used when Barack obama was born.
You americans seriously need to stop watching Fox news propaganda, and start using your heads...
This is outragous on it's face! Anyone who believes he is legitimate is asleep. The very fact that he refuses to prove citizenship shows guilt! Why doesn't the media make it public?
This is already law....Why doesnt the head guy follow the laws of the country he leads.
I think he should be exposed to the l__r he is.
I am a USA born citizen and I demand to see that the person that is representing my country is also a USA born citizen.

It is law that any person that is running for president must show proof of birth according to Article II of the United States Constitution.
pathetic losers, all of you. get a grip!!!