National Minimum Drinking Age Act

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    Drinking, under the age of 21, is outlawed throughout the United States. In today’s society, teenagers use alcohol more than any other drug, including tobacco. Underage drinkers experience a wide range of alcohol-related health, social, criminal justice, and academic problems. Some problems include risky sexual behavior, may impair brain development, violence, lack of awareness, and emotional satisfaction. Young drinkers report a range of negative effects from alcohol, all of which can lead to…

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    drowning”( “Underaged-Drinking”).Newly legal adults hold an ample amount of accidents that happen already.Why would we accumulate the risk of accidents by depreciating the drinking age? In chance,there will inhabit a risk of exposing illegal habits to younger drinkers.The drinking age should not be lowered because of the negative effects to a person's lifestyle. Alcohol has negative effects on the still developing body and brain.After the research they concluded,”Drinking…

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    the drinking age should be lowered to eighteen, lowering the drinking age would be irresponsible and only add to societal issues. There has to be a higher age of initiation to the right to drink due to the dangers posed by drinking. Also, lowering the drinking age in the United States would be medically irresponsible-greatly interfering with the development of young adults’ bodies and minds. Lastly, lowering the drinking age would encourage and further provide the means for underage drinking. As…

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    what the minimum drinking age should be. Some believe that it should be eighteen and others believe that it should stay at twenty-one. Some argue that one is legal at eighteen, so people should be able to drink also. A major counter argument that people argue is that other than the United States, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, and Thailand the drinking age is eighteen (Griggs). People argue that these countries need to catch up with the rest of the world. Studies show that the drinking age should…

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    The Fight for the Drinking Age The drinking age of 21 in the United States has been refuted by many people. However, others want to keep it the same. For one, since the drinking age was set to 21, there has been decreasing levels of alcohol consumption in adults over and under 21 ("Fact"). Another reason is consumption of alcohol can be dangerous, even deadly. Alcohol is the leading cause of death for youths and it accounts for 75,000 deaths in the U. S. annually (Wechsler). Laws have been…

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    However, statistics say that in 2014 “about 8.7 million Americans between ages 12-20 report current alcohol consumption” (“Underage Drinking Statistics”). Underage drinking has to come from somewhere, and parents are the first that a child looks up to, but a parent doesn’t have to drink alcohol in front of their child to show them a bad example. Having it the household or even talking about drinking alcohol in front of their children is bad enough. Now understanding what alcohol does…

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    China which does not have a drinking age restriction. D. Thesis: Drinking Age restriction should be lowered on the USA E. Preview: Today I will try to persuade you about the drinking age restriction, more specific, I will be talking about: the drinking age should be lowered, the benefits of…

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    believe 18 is to young to drink because they are just getting out of school but what this over looks it that 18 year olds are considered adults, so keys should be able to make there own decisions. The definition of an adult is a person who attains the age maturity as specified law in America that is 18, so thats when they’re able to vote and do just about everything but drink. They can also buy tobacco products and tobacco products are just about as bad as alcohol. lastly, eighteen year olds…

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    Lindsay Lohan is a very famous Hollywood actress as a young age. She was features in many films throughout her childhood to adulthood. In Saroyan’s article,- “Is Child Stardom No Longer a Life Sentence? The rules have Changed...,” states that: “Another successful young actress who might fall into this category…

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    individuals under the age of 21 are drinking irresponsibly. The thought that drinking underage can also have severe health and life consequences was also a major motivational factor when choosing this campaign. Death among underage drinkers is also one of the main reasons for choosing this topic, as the rates are very high, especially among college students. The main reasons for death and accidents among college students comes in the form of binge drinking. The high rates of binge drinking along…

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