This week in P4C we discussed the question, ‘Should voting be compulsory?’. The children had to go and stand next to a card to represent their point of view. They then shared these points of views with each other, providing a real in depth discussion.
‘I think no because everyone should have the right to make their own decision if they want to vote or not.’
‘I don’t think people should be forced to vote because if they are made to vote they will not make a proper decision and will just vote for the sake of it.’
‘I think maybe they should have to vote because other countries need help when they have wars and problems.’