Madeline Taub

A Viewpoint on D.C. Statehood

A Viewpoint on D.C. Statehood


According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, democracy is “a government by the people; rule of the majority.” A government in which, ideally, every citizen is represented and the majority rules. Why should these principles not apply to Washington, D.C. citizens?  D.C. lacks representation in Congress, and to rectify this, citizens like myself want statehood. D.C. currently…

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