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Toasting To Adulthood Illegally

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Toasting To Adulthood Illegally


In the United States, the legal drinking age remains higher than any other country. College students and other young people take spring break trips to places like Mexico, because at age 18 a person may consume the desired beverage. However, these young adults risk their lives. Many youths will drink themselves sick and find themselves in trouble when they run into authorities. In the United States, youths cannot drink legally. If the current age of the drinking law was dropped, youths wouldn’t need to take trips to foreign lands and risk endangering themselves. Lowering the current drinking age from 21 to 18 would help reduce the problems of rebellious underage drinkers and help find a solution to this constantly debated law.
By the time a person reaches the age of 18, the responsibilities of adulthood knock on his or her door. Most will have graduated from high school and will know how to manage his or her life. At age 18, a person can vote, smoke, marry, take out loans, pay taxes, and die while serving for his or her country. The question remains, why can’t this person drink? By the time the individual

 

 

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