TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Sep 25, 2014

The Sixth Circuit Court this week upheld a ruling throwing out a Liberty Legal Foundation suit that claimed President Obama is not a natural-born citizen and therefore not qualified for office. The Knoxville-based foundation filed the suit in 2012 against the National Democratic Party, the Democratic National Committee and others, including former Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester, WATE reports. A lower court had ruled that the suit was frivolous, said the claims had no basis in law and ordered the group to pay reasonable attorney fees for the defendants.