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Editorial: U.S. Voting Age Should Be 16

Dan Hogan, Reporter

February 5, 2020

At the age of 16, people in this country are legally allowed to drive, obtain a passport, donate blood, get married, register as an organ donor, work full-time, etc. 16 year olds can do all these things but still cannot vote.  The United States voting age should be lowered to 16 years old. Changin...

Editorial: Voting Age Should be Changed

Maeve Reiter, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Education, gun control, climate laws. All of these topics in politics today deal heavily with the younger generation. But teenagers have no say in the future of their country because they cannot vote. The voting age should be lowered to sixteen. In politics and everyday society, there are many proble...

Editorial: Sixteen is too young to vote

Lauryn Postupak, Reporter

May 26, 2019

Should Americans of the age sixteen years or older be given the responsibility of being a voting member of society? The University of Pittsburgh found teens are more likely to take big risks because they are more accepting of unknown consequences. In the experiment 65 people between the age of 12 and 5...

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