Because freedom can't protect itself
If the Constitution said:
"You can't take someone's car due to the color being red or black"
Would your interepretation be that the car in the sentence is not a car?
The Constitution is acknowleging that it *is* a right, because it's referring to it as a right in it's very own sentence.
well you right because people should the right to vote if want to freely. Not that you can;t deny us from voting. I agree that it should be a right!
I think that, the only rule of voting should be age. Not race or anything like that. But i do find it kind of interesting that Nowhere does the Constitution say voting is a right. Although its not based on nationality or any thing like that.
I also agree all people should be able to vote, no matter there race and about the car thing it doesnt realy make sense.
I agree because everyone should have the right for them self each one should respect what they wan to be in life.
I think this is a bit confused: Voting is indeed a right in this country. It's an *alienable* right, a right you can lose for cause. This is quite appropriate, since voting, unlike freedom of speech, is not a right one exercises for one's own sake, but as a right to participate in larger society. And so the state of your relationship to that larger society is relevant.
Im a 10th grade student in lincoln west high school. By reading I have the right to vote.... right? my opinion about this is that anybody thats not part of this country, they become part of this country because of the Declaration of Humans Rights which this led people take part of the government of this country. This is my opinion about the Voting Rights.
Hey I'm from lincoln west higth school and i'm just here because i have to do my homework about this web for my american history so i don't really have anything to said because I think this confuse. HEY MR. HONS I DID MY HOMEWORK!!!!!
I'm a student from lincoln west high school.I thought this blog was very interestinq!!!
Well the whole car thing dosen't really make sense but we are all equal. No matter the race or color of our skin we should and are able to vote.
I AGREE WITH THIS BLOG BECAUSE I THINK YOU SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO VOTE AND NOT JUST BECAUSE WE'RE 18.AND JUST FOR THE RECORD OBAMA!!!BABY OOOH YES HE WON!!!!!!!!!!!!
SEE MR HONS I DID MY HOMEWORK AND IT WAS TOTALLY COOL..THANKS
I don't think voting should be considered a right because i think it should be expected. Of everyone who is an adult and is in there right state of mind.
You're looking in the wrong place.
The U.S. Constitution specifies that the states will each determine how their Electors (who vote for US Pres. and VP) will be determined. You need to be looking there.
The U.S. Constitution specifies who may vote for those Electors, as well as for various state offices, if their state provides for them to be elected by citizens.
> After all, if you’re a citizen of the United States and 18 or older, you have the right to right to vote
If you're under eighteen you have the right to vote, the Government just won't let you anyway.
> the Constitution merely says you cannot deny individuals the right to vote due to race, gender or age. Nowhere does the Constitution say voting is a right.
If the right to vote cannot be denied based upon race, gender, or age, there's clearly a right being protected.
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