Should the Drinking Age Be Raised to 21?

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Should the drinking age be raised to 21?

Teenagers between the age of fifteen to eighteen are drinking an average of nine to eleven cans of beer per week. They will ruin their lives if they don't cut down on the alcohol. Should this be enough to raise the drinking age up to twenty-one?

Teenagers do not understand how dangerous alcohol can be. BBC News proved that the UK has one of the worst problems in Europe, with a fifth of children aged eleven to fifteen drinking at least once per week. There is evidence that teenagers are drinking an average of forty-four bottles of wine or one hundred and seventy seven pints of beer in a year. Articles in the Telegraph show that there are one hundred and ninety thousand, fifteen to sixteen years …show more content…

The article from the Sun Newspaper shows a good example of how bad teenagers want alcohol they they take an innocent man's life just to get drunk.

Arguments conflict of how you are allowed to get married, have a job and have a child but you are not allowed to have a drink of alcohol at sixteen. I totally agree with the law been made that you should not be allowed to drink alcohol at sixteen as teenagers are still to immature and abuse alcohol

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