Gosling: AMENDMENTS MISSISSIPPI HAS STILL YET TO RATIFY:17th (direct election of Senators)21st (repeal of Prohibition)23rd (giving electoral votes to DC)24th (abolishing the poll tax)26th (lowering the voting age to 18)27th (banning Congress from giving itself a pay raise during the current term).
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS DO NOT WORK LIKE THAT!
vpb: Mississippi wasn't even a state when the 13th was ratified, so what's the point.
Nabb1: vpb: Mississippi wasn't even a state when the 13th was ratified, so what's the point.It was probably meant as a symbolic gesture in a good way, and of course it backfired because it reminded us all that Mississippi is still so, well, Mississippi.
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