Should the Legal Alcohol Drinking Age Be Lowered to 18?

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Should the Legal Alcohol Drinking Age be Lowered to 18?
Should the legal alcohol drinking age be lowered to eighteen? At the age of eighteen years old, you are eligible to vote, you can legally purchase cigarettes, you are eligible for the military draft, you are willing to die for this country, you are even able to serve on a jury, and you are titled as an adult at the age of eighteen. Why can’t someone at the age of eighteen not drink alcohol? Who is to say that just because someone is twenty-one years of age means that they are wise enough to drink alcohol in an accountable conduct? There are several explanations why one ought to be able to drink alcohol at the age of eighteen. Changing the legal drinking age to eighteen should be enforced. Eighteen year-old individuals can take on many adult responsibilities, but they do not have the right to drink alcohol. First of all, there is an argument that talks about the maturity level. The key disagreement among this argument is just because you are twenty-one years old does not mean you are wise enough to drink alcohol or more wise than an eighteen year old adult. Just because a person lives to be twenty-one does not determine how mature they are. For example, there are many teenagers in the world that are considerably to be more mature than the average twenty-one year old adult. When eighteen year olds are at a party or any place where there is drinking, most will not drink. The environments itself will tell an eighteen to behave and not to get out of hand. If they do drink, they will drink in consideration. But when a twenty-one year old is at a party or any place where there is drinking, most if not all will act in a wild manner. The determination of legality in drinking should not be based on age, but rather based on maturity and the ability to handle responsibility. The twenty-one restriction seems to be out of date in today’s society. Many parents of today’s teenagers were legally allowed to...
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