In an interview with Christianity Today, a magazine and online communications outlet set up by his father, Franklin Graham claimed that he does not care where the President was born. “I don't care. I'm not the person raising these issues.”; “I really don't care where he was born. That's not an issue. I've never made this an issue, never have.” The North Carolina based evangelist may have solicited more criticism by suggesting President Obama is a Muslim by birth according to “Shari’ah Law” in the interview published yesterday on the religious groups’ website.
Franklin Graham, son of Charlotte based Evangelist Billy Graham, heads the organization Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (Charlotte, NC) which was also started by his father, appears to be backtracking from his birth certificate comments. The White House has published the Presidents long form birth certificate online