Today in Peace and Justice history on June 18, 1970

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Today in Peace and Justice history on June 18, 1970

The U.S. Congress passed the 26th amendment to the constitution, lowering the voting age to 18 for all elections—federal, state and local. The amendment went into effect just 100 days later after 38 state legislatures had ratified the amendment. see more peace history > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm

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