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JP @jpayn11 ?

active 1 year, 6 months ago
  • JP commented on the blog post A March to End Rape Culture and Gender Inequality in Boston this past Saturday   1 year, 6 months ago · View

    I wasn’t there because somehow I missed the news. Could the less-than-stellar turnout have been an issue in getting the word out? Had I known that it was happening, and also that it involved the depth of conversation/speaking that you summarized, I would have been there. Thank you for taking thouse of us who missed [...]

  • JP commented on the blog post What if kids could vote?   1 year, 6 months ago · View

    One argument for youth voting, at least in a very specific situation: My brother was emancipated at age 17 and joined the armed forces. He served in the air force and eventually was sent to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He was deemed by the government old enough to die for the U.S., but he was [...]

  • JP commented on the blog post What if kids could vote?   1 year, 6 months ago · View

    Religious indoctrination can and does last a lifetime. It’s not just teenagers who hold ideas that aren’t their own. Many adults vote the same way. I’m not sure that I buy this argument against youth voting rights based solely on this.

  • JP became a registered member   1 year, 6 months ago · View

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