Mass. Teens Inch Closer To Lowering Voting Age to 17

When 17-year-old Carline Kirksey went knocking on doors around her hometown of Lowell, Mass. last summer, seeking support for a measure to lower the voting age, many of her neighbors were surprised to learn she wasn't just selling Girl Scout cookies. Nowadays Kirksey is walking the halls of the Massachusetts state house, lobbying lawmakers to allow her classmates -- kids too young to set foot in a nightclub -- to step into a voting booth and cast a ballot. "We knocked on something like 3,000...Full Story
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