The Pros And Cons Of Lower The Drinking Age

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There are several controversies in the world today, but one that really catches my attention is on the topic of whether or not the drinking age in the United States should be lowered from 21 to 18. Many people have debated about this topic for several years, and there are several different opinions on this topic. Some people think it is dangerous to lower the drinking age; some people support it. Some children think it is stupid to lower the drinking age; some children support it. However, I strongly believe that the legal drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 18 for several reasons, such as 18 year olds are allowed to do several other adult activities, other countries have the legal age at 21, and people who are under the age of 18 are still going to drink alcohol whether it is illegal or not. I realize that lowering the drinking age could be very dangerous and could potentially lead to children drinking at an even earlier age than now, but it will eventually become safer for everyone. Jeffrey Tucker states, “It would put an end to the perverse culture of secretiveness and abuse that has grown up around underage drinking. It would allow bars and restaurants to become ‘safe spaces’ for college-age students to drink and Uber home if they need to” (Minimum Legal Drinking Age). Tucker is completely true when he says this because children would no longer have to be secretive and put themselves at risk by drinking. If you had a child, would you want him sneaking
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