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Our right to vote obligates us to exercise it

The most fundamental right citizens have in a democracy is that which allows them to chose their government and by consequence the broad stage in which we live, work and play. Millions have fought for this right, so in effect voting is our duty. Amendment XV of our Constitution, ratified in 1870 reads: "Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State.
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