Coburn Endorses Birther Bill

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June 19, 2009 1:02 pm
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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) has now signed up with the Birther cause — the people who think Barack Obama isn’t a natural-born citizen and should be required to produce a birth certificate (which he already did, anyway) — World Net Daily reports.

Coburn has now voiced his support for a bill offered by Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) and five House co-sponsors so far. “The bill requires any federal candidates’ campaign committee filing with the Federal Election Commission to produce a copy of the candidate’s birth certificate,” wrote Coburn. “If the bill makes it to the Senate, I will likely support it.”

Coburn also endorsed a similar bill in the Oklahoma legislature: “I hope the Oklahoma State Legislature will give serious consideration to this bill and I hope more states will reform their ballot access laws to ensure federal candidates must affirmatively prove their eligibility.”

(Via Ben Smith.)

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