Pandy asked 3 months ago

Should voting be a privilege or a right?

Pandy

Should voting be a privilege or a right?

It should be a right.

both

Answered by xvilyv

Its absolutely a right.

a right - if you take away someone's right to vote then you should also exempt them from taxes

A right. Otherwise, it's open to abuse by whoever is in power.

It's tempting to want to make it a privilege, e.g. you have to take an IQ test or a test of political knowledge & understanding to vote, but I think that would just end up being taken advantage of in a partisan way by politicians. So it should probably be

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Answered by inhahe

To have the right to vote is as important as to have a valid choice which rather seems more like a privilege these days as always.

Answered by Kate

A right guaranteed no matter the circumstance.. I'm not in favor of ex-felons being barred for life from voting, this is why our abhorrent prison conditions go largely ignored. Ex-cons aren't a voting bloc for any politician to worry about. Same can be sai

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Most of the time we vote criminals. Millions hate President Donald J. Trump and see him as a criminal. I rest my case.

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