Birther Army Doc Defers Plea Until Oct. 13 Court Martial

August 6, 2010 8:20 a.m.
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Birther Army Doctor Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, who faces a Court Martial for refusing to deploy to Afghanistan, declined to enter a plea at his arraignment today in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.Lakin is charged with refusing orders to deploy amid his questions over whether President Obama was born in the United States, and by extension his eligibility to be Commander-in-Chief.

According to MSNBC’s Jim Miklaszewski, Lakin wanted to defer his plea “until the actual Court Martial,” which today was scheduled for October 13.

If convicted, Lakin faces up to four years in federal prison.

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