The Ethics of Voting

It’s more than a privilege,
It’s a responsibility.

Americans do not have a Constitutional right to vote.  However, we do have an implied right to vote as stated in the 15th, 19th and 26th Amendments that prohibit restrictions on voting based on race, gender and age.

But, there is something equally important to consider when it comes to voting, and self-governance, and that is the ethics involved with one’s privilege to have a voice in how his or her country is run.  


The times, places and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations. ~United States Constitution “Bad officials are elected by good citizens who don’t vote.” ~ George Jean Nathan “Someone struggled … Continue reading IT’S TIME FOR ALL AMERICANS TO VOTE AGAIN!


“Its most famous tolling, however, was on July 8, 1776, when it summoned Philadelphia citizens for the first reading of the Declaration of Independence.” ~ Liberty Bell tolls to announce Declaration of Independence, The Liberty Bell cracked beyond repair on February 23, 1846.~ National Park Service “A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what … Continue reading SILENCING LIBERTY