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The Pros And Cons Of Lowering The Drinking Age

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In-The-21-year-old drinking age: I voted for it; it doesn't work by Morris E Chafetz. Chafetz voted yes on a bill to make the minimum drinking age to 21. He knew he had made a mistake. Chafetz even says “It is the single most regrettable decision of my entire professional career”(526). He goes on and talks about how this drinking age was assigned to stop drunk driving deaths which it did but it also increases in alcohol related deaths off roadways. Chafetz goes on and tells us of he founded The National Institute For Alcoholism And Alcohol Abuse in 1970. He believes that the drinking age should be lowered or even abandoned altogether because the problem isn't the drink it's the drinker. In-The-21-year-old drinking age: I voted for it; it doesn't work by Morris E Chafetz. Chafetz work did not persuade me to think we needed to lower the drinking age. He never showed the opposition views and his sources were outdated and at times nowhere to be found.
The first issue that made me less persuaded by Chafetz argument to why we should lower or even get rid of the drinking age was he never really showed the opposition side. He never showed us what good came up with the drinking age now. Chafetz does say “To be sure, drunk driving fatalities … they have in the United States”(526). He does bring it up and how the drunk driving age had decreased but he then quickly pushes away the positive of the drinking age and says Canada's drunk driving rates have decreased as well and they have a
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