Lowering of the drinking age.....?!

Question: Lowering of the drinking age!.!.!.!.!.!?
There's been a lot of talk about lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 with high school degree!.!.!.!.Any thoughts opinions on this!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I'm over the legal age and I have always wanted it to be 18+!. There are just a lot of people in this country who think it's so immoral and evil to drink that their kids go out and drink themselves stupid!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I am all for it!. We have the highest drinking age and the highest level of alcohol abuse!.

the current 21 law encourages kids to hide their drinking and leads to binge drinking and greater occurrences of alcoholism!.

Lower it to eighteen, and teach responsibility not abstinence!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I think it would make sense!. People use the whole "if you are old enough to die for your country" to justify it!. I think its a valid point!. also, I am pretty sure people underage drink all the time anyway!. My parents did it, I did it, and I know lots of others!. I say lower it, teach kids to be safe and you will have no problems!. Other countries do it no problem!. I also like the answer about have the cops worrying about bigger problems than a teenager having a beer!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It was already tried during and after the Vietnam War!. The argument used was I'm old enough to die in a war, yet I can't have a beer!. It didn't work, as the drunk driving, accident, and death rates for those aged 18-21 skyrocketed, and states eventually raised it back to 21 in stages!. For example, NY first raised it to 19, then 20, then 21!. Other states just went right back to 21!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

lmao morgan nice try!. in case you havent noticed drinking underage often harms communities!. i have known several people that have died throughout high school as a result of drunk driving!. yes adults do drink and drive, but kids are usually much more irresponsible about alcohol consumption!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

That isn't a good idea at all! I live in Europe where the drinking age is 16!. Unfortunately there are even younger kids who start drinking - just like smoking and drugs!. I also think that it's important that when you learn to drive you can't drnik yet!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

i come from italy and here the legal age is 16 (but nobody will ever ask you a document to see if you are actually that age!.!.!.)
maybe lowering the age could be better!.!.!. making drinking legal at 18 might stop many young people drink too much just because it's "prohibited"

They should definitely lower the drinking age!. Everything will be safer, there will be less arrests also!. Police should focus on those who harm the community, not drink underage!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If an 18 year old is considered an adult (which it is) then it is unconscionable to deny them full majority!. There's no need for a high school degree!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

I think 18 is a fair age, I live in Canada and most provinces it's 18 some 19!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Come to the UK - it's already 18 over here!Www@FoodAQ@Com

I think tht they should change it cuz u r legally a adult!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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