Representatives shall be apportioned among the several states according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each state, excluding Indians not taxed. But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of a state, or the members of the legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such state, being twenty-one years of age, and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such state.
Such a fact indicates the sentenece is "all the above", not "portions of the above".
To her Wall Street owners: Hillary Clinton: But if everybody's watching, you know, all of the back room discussions and the deals, you know, then people get a little nervous, to say the least. so, you need both a public and a private position. - Hillary Clinton: "I'm kind of far removed from the struggles of the Middle Class"
Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion
Unless a person determined to be mentally incompetent, I believe all adult citizens should be allowed to vote. No exceptions. If not allowed to vote, then the person would no longer have any tax obligations. "No taxation without representation."
If a person is sent to prison because of a corrupt DA, sheriff and judge or due to a bad law, the person should be able to at least be able to vote against them.
Once a person is released finally from prison, all rights should be restored otherwise.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
I'm fine with that. These laws are both well within the States' powers, and are examples of responsible governance, to boot.Or would you like to stick to the defensibility of the laws themselves?
If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump