Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 24 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H4'ed 6/29/20

Bring On the 28th Amendment : Efforts to suppress the vote are only part of the problem.

Quicklink Submitted By   1 comment
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

MUST READ! "The Constitution contains no affirmative right to vote. It speaks of voting rights mostly in the negative: only amendments make it illegal to bar someone from voting on the basis of race, gender, age of at least 18. It does guarantee equal protection of the laws in the 14th Amendment, and e qual protection lawsuits have become the primary method by which those seeking to protect voting rights get federal court relief. A decentralized, federalist approach to voting rights has led to a self-perpetuating system of voting inequality, where in some places you may be disenfranchised even if you do everything right. All states need to expand opportunities for online voter registration in time for November! we need to take certain steps to assure that millions of voters already at risk of not voting are not disenfranchised through suppression, incompetence, and lack of resources "

Read the rest of the story HERE:

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend