So many sixteen-year-olds are changing and morphing the world of politics. Greta Thunberg, with her activism on the nature of global warming and climate change. Malala made her voice heard, loud and clear. Amika George staged protests to fight for period poverty. Through the actions of teens like these, young people have proved time and time again that they are capable of making important political decisions. They deserve to be able to vote and have a say in important and critical issues that involve them directly.
The young activists are the minority of their age groups. The few loud do not make up for the silent majority of young teenagers that are simply repeating what their favorite celebrities or parents are reporting. Lowering the age to accommodate for a few does not make sense.
[P1] Young people are already involved in today's politics. [P2] Therefore, voting should be available at sixteen.
Rejecting the premises
[Rejecting P1] Activists do not represent their entire age group.