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I came across this conditional in LSAT Powerscore "No

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I came across this conditional in LSAT Powerscore

"No citizen can be denied the right to vote."

I charted it as "If a person is citizen, then he has right to vote" and thus C(Citizen)--> RTV(Right to Vote)
whereas
LSAT charted this same conditional as "If this person is a citizen, then they cannot be denied the right to vote" and thus C(Citizen)--> Not DRTV(Denied Right to Vote).

I am slightly concerned about the oversimplification I have done in my sentence. Does it has any hidden glitches or fallacies?

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I think the meaning is actually subtly different, but I doubt it would lead you astray on a GMAT question.

Just as an example, maybe you can waive your right to vote. Now you don't have the right, but you haven't been denied the right.

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I think the meaning is actually subtly different, but I doubt it would lead you astray on a GMAT question.

Just as an example, maybe you can waive your right to vote. Now you don't have the right, but you haven't been denied the right.

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Basically, you are saying the verb "denied", if enforced by myself(self-denial) will lead to non-validity of the logic involved in the sentence posed by me.

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