Has a war begun in America???Posted Saturday, January 28, 2012, at 4:52 AM
A natural born American citizen has been disqualified by a local judge from running for elected office because that person didn't read or speak English well enough to suit the judge. This is NOT fiction!
Does this scare you you? It does me, because it opens the door to other local judges to disqualify other citizens based on what ever law that can be passed.
This link defends the decision. While I admit it has it's points, it glosses over others.
Read and speak English. Sounds very logical doesn't it? Not if your deaf it doesn't, because you need an interpreter. And if your blind, and the documents aren't in brail, you need someone to read them to you. An interpreter if you will. And who decides if the brail and the written documents are exactly the same?
If the state is allowed to micromanage to this extent, how long before this kind of micromanaging becomes national?
What if some other requirement is added that could be used to disqualify YOU from holding office?
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