Minimum Legal Drinking Age Should Be Lowered

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Minimum Legal Drinking Age Should be Lowered “Adults under 21 are deemed capable of voting, signing contracts, serving on juries and enlisting in the military, but are told they are not mature enough to have a beer.” ("Amethyst Initiative: Rethink the Drinking Age"). The causes behind the minimum legal drinking age standardization nationally has not been alleviated in the past couple decades and should be repealed. The minimum legal drinking age should be lowered to the age of eighteen which is the age when one is no longer a minor. Many adults in between the ages of 18-20 years old admit that they have consumed alcohol at least once if not on a regular basis. If an adult the age of eighteen can fight for our country and go over…show more content…
The main argument that the government was pushing for the raising of the minimum legal drinking age was the number of vehicular accidents caused or associated with alcohol consumption in younger adults. Within
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