In March of this year, Michael Voeltz, a registered Democrat, filed a lawsuit in Florida challenging the eligibility of Barack Obama to run for or serve as President of the United States.  Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch USA served as Voeltz’s attorney in the case.  He explained that the legal challenge was being made on two issues.

The first had to do with Article 2, Section 1 of the US Constitution that states that the President of the United States much be a ‘natural born citizen.’  In 1875, the US Supreme Court ruled that a natural born citizen is a person who is born in the United States and that both parents are US citizens at the time of birth.  In Obama’s case, his father was a British citizen, never had US citizenship and therefore, according to the Constitution and Supreme Court, is not eligible to hold the office.

The second aspect of their case rested on the legitimacy or lack thereof, of Obama’s birth certificate.  They cited the findings of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department Cold Case Posse investigation and findings that provide substantial evidence that the birth certificate presented by the White House is a forgery.
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