Changing the Voting age to 16
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There are discussions to change the voting age to 16 in light of the shooting at Majorey Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. It is my humble opinion that 16 years old's neither have the knowledge or experience to make major decisions that would effect the entire country. While I understand their concern about gun control in response to the death of their fellow students, giving them that kind of power would seem to be a slippery slope. Even now we have University students protesting speakers and forcing them to either cancel their appearance or have heavy security in order to speak. Freedom of speech is one of our basic rights under the Constitution and until a few years ago was not under attack. Even if you disagreed with the other person, you upheld their right to state their opinion. Where would it end when decisions would be made emotionally instead of rationally? I am curious as to how my fellow bloggers feel about this proposal.

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timeontarget commented on Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 16:32 PM

Not a good idea in this age of wacko young folk.

Sheran commented on Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 22:48 PM

Democrats are desperate after Obama, they are allowing prisoners to vote, illegals, and now TidePod eaters and condemn inhalers next will be the mentally ill as soon as Trump gets those hospitals opened back up. The way I look at it is the blue states that legalized marijuana will soon turn red due to the munchies.

timeontarget commented on Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 07:15 AM

wayne you and I are the same age. Our parents were the greatest generation and we are the last generation to have a better life than our parents. We are also the first generation to have had a better life than our children.

I believe each subsequent generation since ours has declined in quality of life.

The current young adults leave much to be desired.

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