Is John Mc Cain a natural born citizen? You decide.?

John McCain born Aug. 29, 1936, in the Panama Canal Zone, of an American service man. He is a citizen, but I dont myself regard him as natural born, do you?

Article 2, sec1. US Constitution

No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States

John McCain Is foreign born, simple as that. Simply by running for President imo he is disrespecting the intent of the constitution.

12 Answers

  • Best Answer

    that sounds like he was born in a foreign land to me.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    He's a Natural Born American citizen.

    Senators: McCain Is A ‘Natural Born Citizen’

    Senators Introduce Resolution

    To Make Clear Senate’s Position On Candidate’s Status

    WASHINGTON (Thursday, April 10, 2008) – Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) today introduced a resolution expressing the sense of the U.S. Senate that presidential candidate and current Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) is a ‘natural born Citizen,’ as specified in the Constitution and eligible to run for President.

    In February, The New York Times published a report calling into question the legality of McCain’s presidential run. McCain was born to American citizens stationed on an American Naval base in the Panama Canal Zone. He has since served in the U.S. Navy, and, since 1983, has served in the U.S. Congress.

    “Because he was born to American citizens, there is no doubt in my mind that Senator McCain is a natural born citizen,” said Leahy. “I expect that this will be a unanimous resolution of the Senate.”

    “It is silly for anyone to argue that Senator McCain is not eligible to become president,” said McCaskill. “I would hope that this is something we can all agree on, for goodness sakes.”

    At a Judiciary Committee hearing on April 3, Leahy asked Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, himself a former Federal judge, if he had doubts that McCain was eligible to serve as President.

    “My assumption and my understanding is that if you are born of American parents, you are naturally a natural-born American citizen,” Chertoff replied.

    “That is mine, too,” said Leahy.

    The text of the resolution and Leahy’s remarks follow.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    He was bron to a US serviceman while doing his job in the Panama canal on US territiry. His parents didn't sneak across the border and have him. He's an American, plain and simple.

  • 1 decade ago

    US Military territory is considered US soil. The only reason his father and mother were there was because the government placed his father there.

    My mother's friend's daughter was born in Germany because her father was placed there when he was in the navy and her mom came with him. Doesn't mean she's not a US citizen.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    John McCain was born a US citizen. Get over it. He is more american than Obama will ever be. Furthermore, his wife is a PROUD American also.

  • Liza
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    USA military installations in foreign countries, is still USA soil, simple as that!!! U.S. Federal Government owns the property.

  • 1 decade ago

    As far as I'm concerned, a baby's citizenship should be determined by the citizenship of their parents, not where they were born. I've always thought that was stupid.

  • Becka
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    US Military Installations are considered US soil

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Mmmm hmmmm, there go grover, pickin' gnatcrap outta pepper again.

    Vote for my baby daddy!

  • dlk
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    I consider McCain more natural born citizen than I do Obama who spent his youth in Muslim countries in the Muslim schools.

    Now you decide!!!!!

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