Debater, the ability to vote can be revoked. Google "felony disenfranchisement." On top of that, residents of several American territories are unable to participate in presidential elections. Not to mention, anybody under the age of 18 is restricted from voting
We, the people of America, have been given this right by the government; entrusted with the responsibility to vote for whomever we feel will improve the nation. This privilege is earned after years of living in America or being a citizen since birth. It can be revoked because of certain felonies.