Birth documents such as the “Certification of Live Birth” President Obama’s campaign posted online to rebut questions about his constitutional eligibility prove very little other than that a birth happened, according to a federal report uncovered by WND.
The review of birth-certification procedures and documentation said there are too many open doors through which fraud can enter the system to rely significantly on the document. And even an original birth certificate isn’t always sufficient, the report said, because much of the fraud committed at the time of the report was by imposters using genuine documentation.
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The report predates by several years the controversy over Obama’s birth. The document, titled “Birth Certificate Fraud,” was done in 2000 by Inspector General June Gibbs Brown for the Department of Health and Human Services in response to questions about the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
However, officials with several federal agencies, including Health and Human Services and the Department of Homeland Security, told WND it appeared to be the most recent assessment of birth-certificate records and procedures available.
“A certified copy of a birth certificate is proof only that a birth occurred and was recorded,” the study reports. “For that purpose, it may be desirable that the public be allowed easy access to them.
Read More: By Bob Unruh, WND