18 Year Olds and Up Can Now Vote
More than a decade before the war this act has been debated
Fighting For The Right
The 26th Amendment is Passed
The voting age was lowered to 18 by the 26th Amendment. In the Supreme Court case of Oregon vs. Mitchell The 26th Amendment was reviewed by the Supreme Court and Justice Hugo Black had the majority decision in the case. within four months the amendment was ratified by 3/4 vote of state legislatures. It was the fastest time any proposed amendment has been pressed forward. President Nixon signed the law in July.
What The New Law States
The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.