Age Discrimination in Employment Act

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  • 18 Year Olds Should Stay At 21 Persuasive Essay

    "I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy." --Stonewall Jackson. The alcohol level should stay at 21, if not raise a few years. 18 year olds are still immature. Many more health complications occur in people under the age of 21 when using alcohol. There isn't as easy of an access to highschoolers and elementary students. The last but not least would be state funding and safe highways. My first point is that most 18 year olds now-a-days are still immature. They are…

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  • Essay On Drinking Age

    the legal drinking age in the United States and whether it should be lowered or stay the same. I and several of my friends who are currently under the age of 21 want it to be dropped to 18. They feel if they are considered old enough to be able to leave home to go to college, join the military, move into their own house, and pay their own bills by the government’s standards then they should have the right to decide and control what they put into their bodies. The legal drinking age in the…

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  • Should The Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered?

    Should the Legal Drinking Age be Lowered? More than half of United States citizens start drinking by age fourteen. An eighteen-year-old is an adult in the eyes of the law. They are able to vote, buy cigarettes, get married, and serve their country; the latter includes taking on the responsibilities of life and death. However, they are not legally allowed to drink alcohol. There has been much debate as to whether the legal drinking age in the United States should be lowered to eighteen, some…

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  • Benefits Of Lowering The Minimum Legal Drinking Age

    The topic of US’ states lowering the minimum drinking age to eighteen or keeping the age at twenty one has been a hot, controversial topic over the past few years. As of July 1988, each of the fifty states have made their MLDA, minimum legal drinking age, twenty one (Eastman). Given that each state has the same drinking age, it greatly reduces drinking and driving among teens because they cannot drive to another state, drink, and return home while intoxicated. Although both sides of the argument…

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  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of Lowering The Drinking Age

    The Drinking Age of Eighteen In the prohibition era, the MLDA, minimum legal drinking age, was set to twenty-one voluntarily in forty states. However, between the 1960s and 1970s, some states reduced their drinking age due to the new voting age and military enlistment (“MADD”). Many of the members of the society have contemplated on the issue of reducing the current drinking age of twenty-one to eighteen. This idea has been a controversial idea for years. The participants of this society have…

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  • Should Drinking Age Be Raised To 21 Essay

    Ho Yan Cheung Topic: The drinking age should be raised to 21 Opening/Attention: Good afternoon everyone! Canada is facing a serious problem of people drink and drive. People like drinking alcohol to “relax” but at the same time, it can take away one’s life. Lots of activities have ages initiation. At 16, a person can start driving; at 18, a person can marry without parental consent and so on. I think the drinking age should be raised to 21 is because teenagers get drunk twice as fast as…

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  • Should Voting Age Be Lowered To 18?

    Some say that the legal voting age should stay 18, but other's say it should be lowered to 16. In my opinion, it should be 16, because whoever wins the presidential election will still be president as these 16 year old's grow into their adult life. Turning 18 comes with many new responsibilities and rules, and I feel that teens should have a say in who will be president when they are introduced to those new responsibilities. The voting rate for the younger generation may be smaller than the…

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  • Return The Drinking Age To 18 Glaser Analysis

    From the Article “Return the Drinking Age to 18, and Enforce It” by Gabrielle Glaser, the author argues that the drinking age should be returned to eighteen, and enforced heavily. In the article, she argues that the current system which only allows people who are twenty-one and older to purchase and drink alcohol is forcing high school and college kids to partake in risky binge drinking behavior. Also, she compares today’s drinking attitude of underage kids to the attitude of people in the…

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  • Changing The Drinking Age Essay

    Would changing the drinking age be beneficial to the US.This has been a huge topic debated in the US for a while. There are very good reasons for changing it and to keep it the same. Some say that when you are 18 you are able to make your own decisions and being able to drink should be one of them. On the other hand, you should be more mature to be able to drink responsibly. A big topic that comes up with this is drunk driving deaths. Would this decrease the amount of deaths? If this were to…

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  • Teenagers Should Not Be Able To Drive

    should not be able to drive at the age of sixteen. It can put their lives and other’s lives at risk. There are a lot of reasons why teens should not be able to drive at such a young age; there are many ways they could get hurt. They could get in a car crash and suffer injuries such as brain damage, or paralysis. Since their brain is not developed, this damage could be permanent. The legal driving age for teenagers should be raised. Raising the legal driving age can save many lives. “In 2007,…

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