And people thought Blacks were inferior and lack of mental faculties to be members of society. Just playing Devils AdvocateYou really can't compare the situation with minors and with minorities. Minors are still developing the mental faculties it takes to be a member of society.
3/5 laws anyone?It's different because minors aren't full citizens. A minor can't sit on a jury or issue a lawsuit or even go to prison without being declared an adult.[