Changing attitudes, surrogacy and reproductive technology mean it's right that England and Wales reconsider the birth-registration law, says Julie McCandless
Australia is still behind the times when it comes to accurately recording the details of someone’s birth, writes Penny Mackieson. What is the primary purpose of a birth certificate? The answer to this fundamental question is constantly overlooked or confused in several current debates, especially as discussed by mainstream media. Birth certificates are used for [...]Show More Summary
Greg Flynn takes the Deputy Assistant Governor to task: Jenner now holds a birth certificate marked “female,” thus legally bound in North Carolina to use public facilities designated for women, not men as McCrory would have it. Arbitrary and capricious enforcement of law is at the heart of much social unrest. Show More Summary
Roughly half of Americans believe in some conspiracy theories surrounding 9/11, while a huge minority believe in conspiracies about aliens, global warming and Obama's birth certificate.
Last year, in a pretty obvious jab at undocumented immigrants, Louisiana overhauled their marriage laws to make it impossible to get married in the state without a birth certificate. As you might expect, the law is also harming legal immigrants, particularly refugees, who don’t have birth certificates and can’t return to their countries of origin to hunt one down. Read more...
The law requires transgender people to use bathrooms in schools and government buildings that correspond to the gender on their birth certificate
Michael Gilbert: For years, states have been sounding the alarm about voter fraud and pushing laws to prevent it. One such law would require voters to prove their citizenship, with a birth certificate, passport, or the like, before casting a … Continue reading ?
Hopefully, you never need to test the fire and water-proofing abilities of your lock box, but come hell or high water, it’s a good idea to keep one around to keep your social security card, birth certificate, and other sensitive documents away from prying eyes. Show More Summary
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Unbowed by charges of racism, Donald Trump is sticking by his fictional story that Hillary Clinton tried to force President Barack Obama to release his birth certificate. “Hillary Clinton was unable to get there, and I will tell you she tried,” Trump told an NH1...
If there was any question whether the immigration debate is still raging in the heartland, it was probably settled the moment that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach demanded the birth certificate of a 90-year-old World War II pilot. On a stiflingly humid September day in central Kansas, Kobach...
In a presidential election season dominated by talk of birth certificates, tax returns and email servers, science has rarely made headlines. But that doesn’t mean it’s irrelevant. On the contrary, policy decisions made by the next president will influence the future of the planet and all its inhabitants...
Trump sidestepped attacks about whether his past skepticism that President Barack Obama was born in the United States was racist, saying he'd raised an important question about Obama's birth certificate and moved on. Trump's claim that...Show More Summary
"I was the one that got him to produce the birth certificate," Trump says when asked about his conspiracy theory.
After five years of questioning the veracity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate, Donald Trump is now revealing why he finally acknowledged the commander-in-chief was born in the US. In an interview with ABC6/FOX28 news in...Show More Summary
Back in late July, I was surprised when Sheriff Joe Arpaio told C-SPAN that President Obama doesn't like "my investigation" which "has something to do with a birth certificate." And then Donald Trump told America that he finished the Birther movement and proclaimed that President Obama was a U.S. Show More Summary
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio still believes President Obama’s birth certificate is “forged.” “I don’t care where he’s from,” Arpaio said while speaking to the Surprise Tea Party, according to the Arizona Republic. “We are looking at a forged document. Period.” “I know all the politicians say, ‘Sheriff, don’t talk about it,’” he continued. “But [...]
Arpaio vows to Surprise Tea Party Patriots he'll continue inquiry into president's birth.
A federal judge ruled last Wednesday that Wisconsin officials discriminated against a married lesbian couple for not allowing the non-biological mother's name on their child's birth certificate. The post Wisconsin Lesbian Couple Win Discrimination Lawsuit Over Their Child’s Birth Certificate appeared first on Autostraddle.
On Sunday, Governor Chris Christie, of New Jersey, appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union,” saying things that weren’t true about Donald Trump’s birtherist lies. “After the President presented his birth certificate, Donald has said, ‘You...Show More Summary