Counterpoint: Bar Glenn Reynolds and Only Glenn Reynolds From Voting 

In 1971, future law professor and opinion columnist Glenn Reynolds turned 11 years old, and the 26th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. Perhaps America was wrong. Perhaps, in addition to lowering the voting age, the 26th Amendment should have included a clause to… »11/11/15 5:00pm11/11/15 5:00pm


Idiot's Facebook Conversation About the Word 'Suffrage' Is Delightful

Straight off the bat, I cannot confirm if the following Facebook exchange is real. It was sent to me by a friend (what up, io9's Meredith Woerner) and neither of us could find a site to source it back to. That said, if it is real, this conversation on the flexibility of the word "suffrage" — particularly in relation… »2/12/14 5:30pm2/12/14 5:30pm

Ironically-Named City of Sistersville Still Bans Women from Voting

West Virginia (unfairly most of the time) seems to be the go-to backwoods state in America. Incest, murderous hillbillies, haunted coal-mining towns straddling the cave mouth to Hell, illiteracy, and prescription drug abuse are often mentioned in connection with West Virginia, as if the Appalachian squiggle-blob… »9/14/13 4:30pm9/14/13 4:30pm

Old Timey Organization Warns That Ladyvoting Will Lead to Alcoholic Cravings, 'Petticoat Rule'

Back in the olden times, things were simpler. Serious things like voting and wearing monocles were left to the men, whereas women were kept in a state of perpetual kittenhood, tending to the little ones, keeping the house clean, and nodding in agreement with their husbands. Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.… »12/19/11 12:50pm12/19/11 12:50pm

In 1920, the first year that all American women could vote for president, Irma Schmidt walked to her
In 1920, the first year that all American women could vote for president, Irma Schmidt walked to her hometown fire station with her grandmother, mother, and aunt to vote for Warren G. Harding. Now 110 years old, Schmidt has voted in every presidential election since, and is believed to be the oldest registered voter… »10/09/08 2:30pm10/09/08 2:30pm