|Noun||1.||right to vote– a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment; “American women got the vote in 1920”
universal suffrage – suffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country
enfranchisement, franchise – a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
law, jurisprudence – the collection of rules imposed by authority; “civilization presupposes respect for the law”; “the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order”
Our nation fought many wars so that both men and women could exercise their right to vote. If you have not done so already, get out and use your voice. The future of our nation is riding on the shoulders of all of us. Now is the time to stand up for what you believe in.