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There are multiple efforts underway to investigate the eligibility of President-Elect Barack Hussein Obama to hold the office of President of the United States (POTUS). These fall into several categories:

Lawsuits[edit | edit source]

There are a large number of current ongoing lawsuits and planned lawsuits on this issue.[1][2]

Dismissed Federal lawsuits[edit | edit source]

  • Berg v. Obama et al; Third District Court in Pennsylvania, dismissed October 27 2008 for lack of "standing". Case appealed to the US Supreme Court.[3][4]
  • Berg v. Obama review in US Supreme court. Dismissed without comment January 21, 2009[5].
  • Berg emergency injunction to stay the general election; filed in the US Supreme Court; dismissed November 3, 2008.[6]
  • "NEW JERSEY VOTER VS. OBAMA AND McCAIN ON "NATURAL BORN CITIZEN" STATUS" by retired lawyer and former NJ Secretary of State against current NJ Secretary of State for not properly vetting Obama; appealed to US Supreme Court, and was dismissed December 8, 2008.[7][8]
  • Cort Wrotnowski of Connecticut, filed in US Supreme Court; Marked as "denied" under "pending cases" on December 15, 2008[9][10]
  • Berg v. Obama in US Federal Appeals court
  • Berg v. Obama in DC District court; suing for fraud and return of campaign funds and Senate salary.
  • Berg v. Obama in DC District court; sealed False Claims Act suit.
  • Chris Strunk of New York, filed in US Supreme Court[9][11]
  • Thomas et al v. Hoseman, 2:2008cv00241, in Federal Mississippi Southern District Court[12]
  • Darrel Hunter of Texas in front of US Supreme Court
  • Kerchner v. Obama: Complaint, Petition Filed in NJ Federal District Court

Active Federal lawsuits[edit | edit source]

  • Barnet v Obama, dismissed, appealed to the 9th circuit.

Settled Federal Lawsuits[edit | edit source]

  • None to date.

Dismissed State lawsuits[edit | edit source]

  • Connecticut[13][14]
  • Ohio[15]
  • Washington State[16][17]
  • Martin v. Obama in Hawaii Supreme Court[18][19]
  • Jody A. Brockhausen vs Esparanza Andrade, Office of the Secretary of State Case #081001C3368, Williamson County, Texas[20]
  • California[21]
  • Florida
  • Kentucky[22]
  • North Carolina[23]
  • Colorado
  • Georgia[24]
  • Texas[25]
  • Michigan
  • Allen Keyes and Dr. Drake v. 55 electors in the state of California and Secretary of State of California asking for a stay of the counting the elector votes until Obama is certified.[26][27][28]
  • Lightfoot v. Bowen, docket number S168690, a lawsuit by several electors and a vice presidential candidate against the California Secretary of State, in the California Supreme Court.[29]
  • Hawaiian Supreme court, case number 29473
  • Washington State[30][31]
  • Schneller v. Cortes, in PA Supreme court, case number 199MM2008.[32]

Active State lawsuits[edit | edit source]

none known

Settled State lawsuits[edit | edit source]

  • None to date.

Other Reported lawsuits[edit | edit source]

  • Wiley S. Drake Sr., vice-presidential candidate, reportedly suing Obama[33]
  • Twenty four potential electors suing Obama.[33]
  • Lindsey Springer of Oklahoma is suing at least 16 secretaries of state in separate lawsuits for their choice of electors who intend to vote for ineligible candidates as well as enjoining the secretaries of state in each state from certifying the results of the elector voting if they have voted for an ineligible candidate.
  • A planned lawsuit in New York State if Obama does not respond to a national ad containing an open letter to Obama.

Lawsuit Disinformation Campaign[edit | edit source]

Petitions and Polls[edit | edit source]

  • Stop the Obama Constitutional Crisis more than 150,000 Letters and Emails to Senators and members of Congress throughout the country sent by more than 90,000 signatories as of mid-December 2008 (9212 as of October 15, 2008)[38]

Rallys, Press Conferences, Vigils, etc[edit | edit source]

Letter writing efforts[edit | edit source]

  • An effort by People for the American Way to send letters to all fifty secretaries of state and all fifty governors warning them that they will be subject to felony charges of fraud for certifying the vote of electors for Barack Obama if he is ineligible to hold office.
  • Calls to contact the US Supreme Court[41][42] and Justice Clarence Thomas.[43]
  • An appeal to contact the California Supreme Court.[29]
  • A World Net Daily program to send express mail to the Supreme Court.[45]

Internet discussion groups[edit | edit source]

Internet information sites[edit | edit source]

General background information[edit | edit source]

  • [5], 800POUNDGORILLAMEDIA is a widescale Media Blitz on the Obama eligibility issue and reveals the lawyers' public responses to Obama's lawsuits

Legal information[edit | edit source]

  • America Must "America Already Knows" "No person except a natural born citizen... shall be eligible to the office of president..." Obama has admitted that he is NOT, NEVER was and NEVER will be natural born! He has NO right to be President! Website UPDATED ON DECEMBER 18, 2008! Excellent "America Already Knows" review states you can "Download the latest summary, print it out, and pass it out!" Some of the other pages on this site are not updated on a regular basis, according to a message on the homepage of the website. But, it's well worth reviewing the latest presentation on the home page.
  • The Right Side of Life blog aggregating information pertaining to the various SCOTUS and Secretary of State lawsuits regarding President-elect Barack Obama, his administration's activities, and related issues; of particular interest is the page Current Lawsuit Listing

Websites organizing information collection[edit | edit source]

  • PumaPac has a program to compile elector information.[46]

Websites about advertisements[edit | edit source]

There are a number of projects seeking to spread information about this issue through advertisements.[47]

Lawyer's websites[edit | edit source]

  • Obama Crimes official website of Philip J. Berg legal actions

Related Movements[edit | edit source]

  • New Sons of Liberty, a group proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that the eligibility of Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates be established

Videos[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Obama camp: Lawsuits by citizens are 'garbage'; Legal challenges spring up across U.S., demand proof of eligibility for office, Chelsea Schilling, November 13, 2008
  2. Lawsuits Regarding Mr. Obama and His lack of Standing as a Natural Born Citizen have Spread to many states:, Steve Marquis, website
  3. BERG v. OBAMA et al, Justia News & Commentary
  4. Title: Philip J. Berg, Petitioner v. Barack Obama, et al., No. 08-570, Supreme Court of the United States website
  6. Title: Philip J. Berg, Petitioner v. Barack Obama, et al., No. 08-570, Supreme Court of the United States website
  8. NJ CITIZEN LAW SUIT CHALLENGING 08' ELECTION- UNORTHODOX PROCEDURAL HISTORY, court documents, Natural Born Citizen Blog, November 11, 2008
  9. 9.0 9.1 Can't Tell the Players Without a Program, Beckwith,Obamafile Latest News, November 30, 2008.
  10. Wrotnowski v. Bysiewicz, Case number SC 18264
  11. Chris Strunk NY Cases: Writs of Mandamus: SCOTUS Rule 22, DC Circuit Court, The Right Side of Life Blog, December 4, 2008
  12. Thomas v. Hosemann: MS Federal Lawsuit, WND Coverage, Right Side of Life blog, December 17, 2008
  14. Conn. court upholds Obama's place on ballot, Associated Press, Hartford Courant November 3, 2008.
  15. Challenge to Obama's citizenship rejected, Sheila McLaughlin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, October 31, 2008
  16. Obama’s birth no longer a legal matter in Washington, Jerry Cornfield, HeraldNet, October 28, 2008
  17. Judge tosses lawsuit over Obama citizenship, The Associated Press and Herald staff, Tricity Herald, October 28, 2008.
  18. Obama citizenship questions continue, Jamie Holmes,, October 23, 2008.
  19. Obama certificate lawsuit dismissed: Judge says Net author Martin had no standing to get birth document, Jim Dooley, Honolulu Advertiser, November 21, 2008
  20. Case In Federal Court In Texas in the Morning on Birth Cerificate, Fratzie,, January 21, 2009
  21. [1]
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  23. Lt. Col. Donald Sullivan files suit in North Carolina, America Wants to Know! Obama REFUSES to show his ORIGINAL birth certificate. Why? website
  24. Bryan T. Terry Sr. files suit in Georgia, America Wants to Know! Obama REFUSES to show his ORIGINAL birth certificate. Why? website
  25. [3]
  26. Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes; Dr. Wiley S. Drake, Sr.; and Markham Robinson vs. Calfornia Secretary of State et al, Case No.: 34-200880000096-CUWMGDS, Petition for Writ of Mandate, Superior Court of California, Sacremento California
  27. 'Constitutional crisis' looming over Obama's birth location; Alan Keyes lawsuit warns America may see 'usurper' in Oval Office, Bob Unruh, World Net Daily, November 14, 2008.
  28. Former Obama opponent now suing to prove President-elect's citizenship, Rich Rogers, NBC Augusta, November 18, 2008.
  29. 29.0 29.1 Lightfoot v. Bowen: A new lawsuit, Orly Taitz blog, December 3, 2008
  30. SOS Lawsuits: Washington State: Group Files Lawsuit in State Supreme Court, Right Side of Life blog, December 5, 2008
  31. Group seeks to have state's votes for Obama set aside Michelle Dupler, Tricity Herald, December 5, 2008.
  32. Schneller v. Cortes: PA Supreme Court Case, The Betrayal, December 9, 2008.
  33. 33.0 33.1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vice presidential Candidate filing lawsuit against Obama, Steve Marquis, Press Release, October 31, 2008.
  34. Virginia State Court Dismisses Action Challenging Obama's Eligibility to be President, Free Republic, November 3, 2008
  35. The status of any lawsuit in Virginia is doubtful because of the lack of information on this webpage such as the name of the judge or identifying numbers or plaintiffs etc. No reports in the mainstream news appeared to confirm this. It has been reported that the Obama team engaged in disinformation operations on the internet, so it is quite possible that this is a fake announcement.
  36. Phil Berg has weighed in this issue as well, finding fault with several of the supposed rulings of the court [4].
  37. Wild Bill Files Suit in Virginia, America Must Know website
  38. Politeia: Liberty and Equality blog, October 15, 2008.
  39. Press Conference Debriefing Dr. Orly's Blog, December 8, 2008
  40. Electors: Is an Electoral College or Court Challenge Against Mr. Obama Justified? is the evidentiary material to be sent to each elector
  41. We have received a lot of emails from American citizens asking what they can do to be heard. . ., Obamacrimes website, November 13, 2008.
  42. Write To U.S. Supreme Court Justices Regarding Obama Birth Certificate etc., Libertynjustice blog, November 14, 2008.
  44. Rathergate II: Certification of Live Birth a clear forgery, Janet Porter, World Net Daily, November 25, 2008.
  45. More than 60,000 letters sent to U.S. Supreme Court, Chelsea Schilling, World Net Daily, December 5, 2008.
  46. 2008 Republican and Democratic Electors, PumaPac
  47. Print, TV ads demand citizenship proof from Obama: Concerned Americans look to media to compel president-elect to release documents, Chelsea Schilling, World Net Daily, December 02, 2008
  48. Full Page Ad in Washington Times Weekly - November 17, 2008, Obamacrimes, November 17, 2008.
  49. Mr. Obama: Don’t Miss Next Week’s Chicago Tribune, We The People Foundation, November 28, 2008.
  50. Rosary Films offers a 1 Million Dollar Reward for Obama’s Certified Obama Long-Form Birth Certificate, The Universal Seduction website.
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