"Birther" Bill Passes Missouri House

After an at-times heated debate that included charges of racism and repeated references to debunked allegations that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States, lawmakers passed a bill that would require candidates for president or vice president to prove their U.S. citizenship to the state before they can appear on Missouri ballots.
March 29, 2012

After an at-times heated debate that included charges of racism and repeated references to debunked allegations that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States, lawmakers passed a bill that would require candidates for president or vice president to prove their U.S. citizenship to the state before they can appear on Missouri ballots.

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