Power for Kids is target of suffrage bill
Most people who hear of Representative Phyllis Kahn's proposal to give Minnesota 12-year-olds the vote ask is she's joking. But the Minneapolis member of the Democratic Farmer Labor Party isn't kidding. She compares arguments against her idea to those once used to oppose voting rights for women and blacks.
source: Article 'Power for Kids Is Target of Suffrage Bill' by Laura Wilkinson; Taken from NAMBLA Bulletin, vol. 10, n. 5; June 1989; Original: the St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch; 3 February 1989