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Pro: The voting age should be lowered.

Aanya Sharma

October 19, 2020

In 1971, Congress passed the 21st amendment which lowered the voting age to 18. More recently, California’s Proposition 18 was proposed to allow 17-year-olds to vote in the Primary and Secondary elections if they turn 18 by...

Con: The voting age should not be lowered.

Ikbal Dumlu

October 19, 2020

The brain of a 16 year old isn’t fully developed. On average, brain development doesn’t stop until mid to early 20’s. Even at 18, views are still forming. At 16, people are ruled by their amygdala, an area of the brain involved...

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September 28, 2020

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