Some of us have been researching the Constitutional presidential eligibility issue for 6 to 8 years. If you read all the information at the following links, you will have a BASIC understanding of what a natural born citizen is and why.
MINOR V. HAPPERSETT IS BINDING PRECEDENT AS TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL DEFINITION OF A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN.
Minor v. Happersett Revisited.
Multiple Instances Of Historical Scholarship Conclusively Establish The Supreme Court’s Holding In Minor v. Happersett As Standing Precedent On Citizenship – Obama Not Eligible.
US SUPREME COURT PRECEDENT STATES THAT OBAMA IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO BE PRESIDENT.
'The Law of Nations or Principles of Natural Law' as U.S. Federal Common Law Not English Common Law Define What an Article II Natural Born Citizen Is.
The Natural Born Citizen Clause of Our U.S. Constitution Requires that Both of the Child’s Parents Be U.S. Citizens At the Time of Birth.
THE LAW OF NATIONS (See Book 1, Chapter 19, section 212)
Vattel's Influence on U.S. Founders & Constitution.
What is a Natural Born Citizen of the United States?
Absolute proof the Founders knew and accepted Vattel`s French "naturels" to mean "natural born"
USCIS: "to be president or vice president, you must be born in the United States." (See last line under "Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens)
Also see http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/86755.pdf
; which, will take you to the U.S. Department of State Foreign Affairs Manual Volume 7 Consular Affairs "7 FAM 1100 ACQUISITION AND RETENTION OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND NATIONALITY." Scroll down to the heading in bold, "7 FAM 1113 NOT INCLUDED IN THE MEANING OF "IN THE UNITED STATES" and see "c. (1)" for the following text...
"Despite widespread popular belief, U.S. military installations abroad and U.S.diplomatic or consular facilities abroad are not part of the United
States within the meaning of the 14th Amendment. A child born on the premises of such a facility is not born in the United States and does not
acquire U.S. citizenship by reason of birth."