After a poll came out today from Wenzel Strategies stating that only 51% of Americans think Obama is eligible to be President it raised a question. According to Obamas website this was released: When Barack Obama Jr. was born on Aug. 4,1961, in Honolulu, Kenya was a British colony, still part of the United Kingdoms dwindling empire. As a Kenyan native, Barack Obama Sr. was a British subject whose citizenship status was governed by The British Nationality Act of 1948. That same act governed the status of Obama Sr.s children. Fight the Smears: The Truth About Barack?s Birth Certificate Furthermore: Hawaii's Territorial Law, Chapter 57 - "VITAL STATISTICS, I", shown beginning pg 23 of 29, (the law in effect in 1961) allowed baby's born anywhere in the world to be eligible to apply for a Hawaii birth certificate. Joint Motion - with HI Territorial Law 57 The question is how can a Natural Born Citizen's status be "GOVERNED" by Great Britian?