Raising The Drinking Age By Jenny Lang Summary

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Kylie Lang, an associate editor at The Courier-Mail, argues that the drinking age should be raised to twenty-five because brain development does not stop occurring till the mid to late twenty’s. Lang addresses that people start to make more thought out decisions in their life and manage risk better when they reach their thirty’s. The article is aimed at the people who do not think there are any negative effect of drinking alcohol at a young age. Kylie Lang uses the statistic to show that since raising the drinking age from eighteen to to twenty-one that motor vehicle accidents involving alcohol has drop sixteen percentage and believes that raising the legal drinking age to twenty-five that it will keep dropping. Her purpose is to inform the
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