This is going to be a startling post. You only have to go to school because your parents did three things and you can undo these actions.
Category: Your Rights
Articles and editorials about your rights.
Scottish teenagers to vote in independence referendum
Scottish 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds can vote in the upcoming referendum on Scotland disbanding from the United Kingdom. The Scottish nationalist leader, Alex Salmond, secured this option, believing 16 and 17-year-olds favor independence. Reuters news reports England considered this a large concession. There were other compromises as well, such as England demanding a single yes/no vote […]
Teenager wins right for solo round-the-world sail
10 rules for dealing with the police
Youth rights org wins $25,000
The National Youth Rights Association won $25,000 in a Facebook community giving contest! The organization received enough votes to place them in the top 100 organizations. The 100 finalists now compete for a grand prize of $1 million. The voting begins January 15. Help them out by visiting their Facebook page.
Powerful quote by Ralph Nader
“We have the most prolonged adolescence in the history of mankind. There is no other society that requires so many years to pass before people are grown up … Adolescence is nurtured and prolonged by educational processes and by industry that has found a bonanza in embracing the adolescent population and fortifying ‘adolescent values.’ This […]
Judge halts sports suspensions related to party
A judge temporarily halted the suspension of a student track team member who was accused of attending a party where beer was available to teenagers. The judge wrote that attending a party where alcohol was present did not constitute underage possession. The judge added that the student, Mary McAvoy was likely to win after a […]
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Commentary – Strike Back By Voting
Editor’s note and update: I believe there is a corporate United States and a government styled as The United States of America. Most voting is for the corporate United States. Therefore, I don’t suggest voting in their elections and don’t register. By voting, thou would be considered a statutory, 14th Amendment U.S. citizen. Thou should […]