Why shouldn’t 16-year-olds have the vote

■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter When the push to grant 18-year-olds the right to vote was on, the country was so sure that these young men and women would revolutionize American elections. In the beginning they were gung-ho to cast their ballots. However, in due time they adopted the habits of their parents and were just as lax as their elders. And among the voting population, the teen-aged girls (like their mothers) were more likely to cast a ballot than their fathers. Today, thanks to the senseless murders of students in Florida last year, a new youth movement has risen up like the Phoenix from the ashes and taken

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