Us law mandating country of origin

13 May

When Obama was 2 years old his mother married Lolo Soetoro, an Indonesian geologist. so she could return to Indonesia after her divorce.Nevertheless, by the beginning of the 21st century, civil rights organizations around the world were applying the term broadly to describe bias crimes involving various characteristics used to differentiate social groups.Critics of hate-crime laws have argued that they are redundant because they create additional penalties for acts that are already punishable under criminal law.Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County in Arizona conducted an investigation of Obama's eligibility and questioned whether the alleged "birth certificate" was a fake; however, no charges were filed.Obama was reportedly assigned a social security number whose first three digits was assigned at that time to applications coming from zip codes in Connecticut.

Relying on existing discrimination law, Australia has also prohibited conduct that constitutes “vilification” or “racial hatred.” Britain and Canada have passed laws designed to curb violence directed at minority groups, and Germany has forbidden public incitement and the instigation of racial hatred, including the distribution of Nazi propaganda or literature liable to corrupt the youth.Most legislation outside the United States, however, has taken a narrow view of hate crime, focusing primarily on racial, ethnic, and religious violence, and in most non-Western countries there are no hate-crime laws.Despite its controversial nature, various forms of hate-crime law in the United States have withstood constitutional challenge. Barack Hussein Obama II (reportedly born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961) was the 44th President of the United States.At age 6, Obama attended schools in Indonesia, the first a Catholic school while he was in kindergarten, and later a public school.The school had mostly Muslim students (since most Indonesians are Muslim).In Dreams from My Father, Obama writes, "In the Muslim school, the teacher wrote to my mother that I had made faces during Koranic studies." Insight magazine first reported Hillary Clinton's organization had "questions about Obama’s Muslim background: Are the American people ready for an elected president who was educated in a Madrassa as a young boy and has not been forthcoming about his Muslim heritage?