Arizona Governor Vetoes Presidential Birth Certificate Bill

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has issued a veto for a proposed bill requiring presidential candidates to present proof of their birth before having their name placed of the state ballot.

Ms. Brewer has vetoed the bill to requiring President Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before their names can appear on the state’s ballot just days after the measure passed the Arizona Legislature.

The bill vetoed by Ms. Brewer Monday would have made Arizona the first state to pass such a requirement. A number of states have attempted to pass similar measures, however, all have failed thus far.

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