New infomercial revives 'birther' controversy
Rumors of the"birther" movement's death appear to have been greatly exaggerated. The group has been demanding for months that produce a"valid" birth certificate to prove he's a natural-born citizen of the United States - and it's not giving up just yet. A Christian website called LivePrayer.com produced an infomercial that the United States Justice Foundation organization is set to air in seven Southern states. Highlights can be seen here:
Led by Bill Keller, a born-again Christian once convicted of insider trading on Wall Street, LivePrayer.com is working with an attorney, Gary Kreep, from the Ramona, California-based United States Justice Foundation, to air the production, titled"Where Was Obama Born?" in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, , and . The half-hour program implores President Obama to reveal the details of his birth, which they say is something that the president has"vigorously fought," and asks viewers to send in a $30 donation. In doing so, donors are told that they'll receive a"Got a birth certificate" bumper sticker, in addition to having a fax bearing their name and demanding President Obama to produce a birth certificate sent to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the 50 . Kreep told Talking Points Memo that the recent airings of the spot have produced"something like 1,500 to 2,000 faxes" so far.
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