The Right to Drink Underaged drinking has become a rising problem in the small wonder of Delaware.

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The Right to Drink Underaged drinking has become a rising problem in the small wonder of Delaware. This problem of underaged drinking has affected 32,000 of Delawareans (“Delaware Dropout Summary Statistics”) aging from 12-20. It has lasted a long period of time while the general public is now engaging more in underaged drinking even though it is against the rules. Delaware continues to face the intensity of this problem by having higher crime rates and drunk driving. Though is being enforced, and people are getting punished for going against the rule, the fact of the matter is that if we reduce the age to 18 then less people would break the law in the first place. What may start as one sip a church with parent approval may grow to…show more content…
If teens drink in the open the are less likely to cause less damage to themselves, then they would if drank in secret and binged. Not only does lowering the age lower other health concerns associated with drinking but many people in Delaware favor it, according to the survey. Along with this multiple letters and emails will be sent to local representatives of Delaware. The letters would provide good reason for why the age should be lowered. For example if the age to drink is lowered than “ Traffic accidents and fatalities are most common among newly-legal drinkers, regardless of the MLDA” (procon.org). this menas that even though many falsely accuse those who are 18 of dinking and causing many accidents, it in fact is not true. After writing to the local government, amendments would be made to the law, and stricter punishments would be added if the law is broken. What is meant by this is that instead of just a fine for getting caught, it would result as a vist to the police station. When a survey on underaged drinking was taken, by local Newark people the results were such. The results showed that at least 53% of the population has had and or tried a drink under the age of 21. Along with this 16 out of 30 voiced their opinions that they wished the drinking age was lowered. They believed that if one has the right to

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