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Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:37 PM
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Arizona state senate has fallen off the deep end...
Right on to their heads. :eyes:


They don't call Arizona the "meth lab of Democracy" for nothing -- where else could a lack of foreskin prove citizenship?

The Arizona Senate formally passed the "Birther Bill" today, but not in its original version.

Apparently, requiring presidential candidates to provide a long-form birth certificate before allowing their names on the ballot in Arizona -- despite it already being a federal requirement to run for president -- was a bit too much for a few GOP lawmakers. So they made some amendments: if you can't find your birth certificate, and you have a penis, a document describing your lack (of) foreskin will suffice.

A circumcision certificate -- a document given to the parents of a male Jewish child after his foreskin is snipped off during a circumcision ceremony -- is not a legal document (see an example of one here) but if you have one, under the amended bill, it's apparently enough to prove you're a U.S. citizen and your name can be permitted on the ballot in Arizona.

Pulling out your penis in front of election officials, however, will not prove citizenship -- and, in the worst case scenario, could get labeled a sex offender.

http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2011/04/se...
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:38 PM
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1. "the meth-lab of democracy"
Perfect :patriot: + :rofl:
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xxqqqzme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:41 PM
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2. Florida has been replaced.
nt
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Gothmog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 05:11 PM
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3. Full Faith and Credit
The best way to deal these bills is to point out that they fail under the full faith and credit clause. Each state must give full faith and credit to the official acts of the other states. The Certificate of Live Birth posted on the internet is the official form of birth certificate used in the state of Hawaii. Arizona can not question or determine that an official document from the state of Hawaii is not sufficient for their purposes. The Hawaii form is sufficient in Hawaii to get a passport or drivers license and therefore the state of Arizona cannot dispute such document.
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