In the beginning of America’s history, voting rights were initially restricted to landowners and those able to afford to pay a ‘poll tax’. This of course kept many legitimate Americans from being able to vote and left elections only in the hands of those who were considered both productive, and who had a stake in protecting their own property rights.
It wasn’t until the 20th century when the 24th Amendment was passed that eliminated poll taxes, and opened the door for all Americans over the age of 18 to be allowed to vote.
But for President Obama, many Democrats, and a whole slew of liberals, one of their most important agendas is for draconian gun control and the removal of firearms from the hands of the citizens. And where before the Supreme Court trumped un-Constitutional laws in locations like Chicago, New York, and Washington D.C., the Obama administration is once again trying to a new tactic, only this one involves a new 21st century form of a ‘poll tax’ dedicated towards those Americans who are disabled, veterans, and those on the government dole receiving benefits such as social security.