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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The court-martial of Army Lt. Terrence Lakin†† for refusing deployment to Afghanistan because he doubts President Obama was born in Hawaii noted; details given about the Republican bill on a president's birth certificate. Representative Bill Posey quoted about Obama. [On radio, POSEY - comments.] [June 22, 2009, on radio show, Representative Randy NEUGENBAUER†- says he has not seen documents.] [July 21, 2009, on MSNBC, Representative John CAMPBELL - refuses to answer question about Obama's native birth.] CNN's Joe Johns shown trying to interview various representatives about the amendment. [On CNN, on May 7, Lakin attorney Paul JENSEN††- refuses to allow Lakin to speak about Hawaiian birth certificates.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and former JAG officer Thomas Kenniff† about Lakin's case. [TOOBIN - calls Lakin's act irrational: he is defying orders; explains the military system of discipline.] [KENNIFF - explains the law as applied to Lakin.]

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