suf·frage[suhf-rij] Show IPA
the right to vote, esp. in a political election.
a vote given in favor of a proposed measure, candidate, orthe like.
Ecclesiastical . a prayer, esp. a short intercessory prayer or petition.
It's a privilege that was fought for.
It's a privilege coveted by many people in the world.
It's not something that should be taken for granted or squeezed in if we have time.
"Now, more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption. If it be intelligent, brave, and pure, it is because people demand these high qualities that represent them in the national legislature."
~ President James Garfield
Today is the day. Will we tolerate recklessness and corruption, or will we demand integrity, honesty and responsibility? We are blessed to have a voice, and it is more than a privilege. It is a responsibility.