Birthers Go Bye-Bye After Hawaii Law Harshes Their Mellow

Posted by | August 7, 2010 14:43 | Filed under: Top Stories

After a Hawaiian law passed allowing the state to ignore repeated requests for the same document, the number of birthers harassing them has abated. (Click on image for full birth announcement)

Far fewer “birthers,” who claim Obama is ineligible to be president, have asked state officials to provide the document since the law was enacted in May, according to the state.

The law has never even been put to use, said Department of Health spokeswoman Janice Okubo. The number of people seeking proof that Obama was born outside of Hawaii and the United States diminished without the law being invoked.

But that hasn’t stopped some of the crazies from trying to get around the law. Sometimes they try to do so by having a relative or friend make the request.

State Health Director Dr. Chiyome Fukino issued statements last year and in October 2008 saying that she’s seen and verified Obama’s original vital records.

…the Department of Health has offered to provide hundreds of sheets of index data if requesters will pay for it. At 25 cents per page, the 1961 birth index data would cost $98.75. So far, no one has paid for the papers.

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