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Should 16-year-olds be 'allowed' to vote?

During the last Electoral Campaigns, a famous coalition party had planned to allow 16-year-olds to vote were they to win December 2014 Mauritian General Elections. As new as this idea may have had come to the Mauritian populace, countries like Argentina, Austria, Brazil and Cuba have since long lowered their voting age to 16. Startlingly, whilst we enjoy voting rights at 18, on a global scale the highest minimum voting age is 21. For there are several divergences on this contentious issue, it would require quite a profound diagnosis to strike a consensus.

To begin with, some argue that 16-year-olds are not legally adults yet. Teenagers still need parental permission to marry or join the army at 16. According to the Youth Citizenship Commission of the UK found that the age of responsibility has actually been pushed upwards over the past 30 years or so. If the voting age were lowered, 16 to 18-year-olds might be considered ‘second class’ citizens – old enough to vote but too young to buy…

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Iam I woke up watching this heated debate on NDTV
NIk This heated debate?
Iam Debate on whether India is a Republic of Bans . Into your thinking processes again? Speak your mind and heart from time to time. I can be a good listener.
NIk I'm thinking about your passion for information about India. Most of the things that you are interested about are about India or revolve around India. :P
Iam I expose myself mostly to Indian channels; that's why. Back at home it's always NDTV 24x7. Not BBC exactly. France 24 is second. I think Indian media has great abilities in delivering quality debates.
NIk Ohhh. I prefer BBC.
Iam NDTV doesn't joke around; they come, crude, fresh Astonishingly witty. BBC is too pacific and fade in comparison. They are not engaging.
NIk Ohhhhhh. let me put it straight I hate the Indian accent. :3