The Drinking Age Should Be Lowered From 21

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We do not hand teenagers car keys without teaching them how to drive first, so why do we expect 21-year-olds to know how to drink responsibly for the first time. Law passed by congress in 1984 leaves America to being one of four countries left in the world with its drinking age at 21, while the rest of the country 's drinking ages are 16 or 17 or has no age limit at all. As a part of turning 18 you are now considered a legal adult and are allowed to make the decision to vote, marry, buy tobacco products, buy guns and join the military. With all the freedom you gain all at 18 year olds, you are cut short of being able to make the decision to drink an alcoholic beverage. So are you really a legal adult? With many American citizens’ starting to change their views on the drinking age there has become more positive views than negative. With these opportunities given to us it is believed that the drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 18. There is so much controversy on whether or not the drinking age should be lowered. This idea of lowering the drinking ages really comes when into play when kids turn 18 and are now seen as a legal adult in society. At the beginning of their adulthood, the first real taste of being an adult starts when they pack up all their things and move away from the family for the first time and start to get a glimpse of what life is going to be like living on your own. This comes with making your own decisions because no matter how close mom and dad

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