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Should the legal voting age in the USA be lowered to 16 provided that the voter is attending school?
The age of 16 is a high enough age for individuals to have the necessary capacity to vote meaningfully.
At age 16, most individuals are required to consider their prospective future.
At 16, one is usually expected to be able to tackle increasingly complex problems.
One is able to do "adult" things at the age of 16 like driving and working.
Teens should be empowered to vote for issues that affect them specifically, for example gun violence in schools or education policy.
Teenagers are not expected to take financial or economical decisions and worry about health insurance or tax payment, for instance. This lack of insight results in a lack of interest when it comes to political activity.
Politics is so complicated that even some adults do not have the ability to choose. In fact, before voting for a candidate, a person has to consider more than just the party this person represents. Politics is a practical art. Every case is different.