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It’s a civil rights issue

August 27, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

The United States of America unanimously declared, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal" in 1776. The 15th Amendment was ratified in 1920. It wasn't truly enforced until 45 years later with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. So why are we still fighting about giving everyone equal civil rights? Seems to me we covered that about 236 years ago.

 
 
 

 

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