A call for a right-to-vote amendment on Constitution Day
Are today’s liberal politicians willing to go to the mat for a seemingly old-fashioned ... in recent history has the need for a right-to-vote amendment been more pronounced. The court’s ruling earlier this year in Shelby County v.
90 years ago, 19th Amendment gave women right to vote
Martha Hise, president of the Lubbock County League of Women Voters, said she couldn’t imagine a United States without the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The 90 years after the ... from lawmakers on Aug. 18, 1920, when it was ...
U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner: College Kids Not ‘Developed’ Enough for Free Speech
“In the meantime, I would point you to the Twenty-Sixth Amendment, which extended the franchise to 18-year-olds. FIRE has long argued that if college students can vote and can even be sent off to fight in wars, we must grant them full political rights ...
JOKES: Caller Laments Letting 18 Year Olds Vote, Similar to Ann Coulter Tracing Problems to Women's Suffrage
and I thought the 26th Amendment, which gave us the right to vote for 18 year olds. If we're gonna look back on this in 10 or 15 years and think this is where the problem started, we would not have -- I mean the dynamic was set up to have somebody that was ...
Takoma Park grants 16-year-olds right to vote
During its Monday meeting, the Takoma Park City Council passed a series of city charter amendments regarding its voting and election laws, including one allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to ... was previously 18 — to 16. The voting age amendment brought ...