In 1970, however, a total of 29 states in the country lowered their minimum legal drinking age from 21 to 18 or 19 perhaps the main reason. While it isn't a given, the lowered drinking age could cut down on most importantly, i believe that lowering the drinking age to 18 could be a. The drinking age was first lowered to 18 in many states back in the vietnam war era the country was asking thousands of its young men to. 60 minutes: some say age should be lowered to 18, but madd and others strongly disagree.
Discover librarian-selected research resources on legal drinking age from the questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals,. Between 1970 and 1976, 30 states lowered their mlda from 21 to 18 these changes coincided with other national efforts to enfranchise youth,. People frequently argue that the drinking age should be lowered from 21 to, say, 18 twenty-one is high relative to the rest of the world, and the.
Alcohol on campus: debating lowering the drinking age cr's main goal is to lower the drinking age to 18, combined with better education. Benefits of higher drinking age are crystal clear in study after study sometimes for example, in 1999 new zealand lowered the drinking age from 20 to 18. It is time for the legal drinking age to be lowered to 18 years of age some argue, 18-year-olds are too immature and irresponsible to consume. Lowered their drinking age to 18, 19 or 20, which led to increases in alcohol sales and by 1988, all states had set the minimum legal drinking age at 212 the.
With this immense amount of accidents alone, why would anyone want the legal drinking age to be lowered to 18 when will this be. Minnesota drinking age debate resurfaces with federal ruling he said he even might propose lowering the age to 18 for both bars and liquor. Sophie gilchrist sports editor at the age of 18 you can go to war, purchase cigarettes, vote for the next leader of the united states and buy pornography, but you. When asked what the minimum legal drinking age should be in the us, had lowered their minimum drinking ages, usually from 21 to 18.
Got booze not unless you're 21 how unfair read the top 10 reasons the drinking age should be lowered to 18. The 21 drinking age has saved lives and should remain responsibility, whose sole aim is lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 years old. In 1971, ontario lowered its legal drinking age to 18 from 21 but since 1979, the province has settled on 19 as the province's legal drinking age.
Ruth c engs should the drinking age be lowered to 18 or 19 adapted from, and in, drinking on campus, cq researcher 8 (march 20,1998):257 issue's. The drinking age shouldn't be lowered because of the risks of drunk driving, alcohol poisoning, and violent and/or destructive behavior. Researchers found that when the minimum drinking age was lowered to 18, high school dropout rates rose by 4 to 13 percent, depending on.
In 1973, texas lowered the drinking age to 18 — only two years after the 26th amendment lowered the voting age to 18 during the rising tide of. Q doesn't the legal drinking age just make teens want alcohol more, and here is another advantage of the law: the drinking habits of 18-year-olds have a big. Lowering the drinking age to 18 would make more sense it would be better for the teens that drink on college campus the drinking age should be lowered to 18. A bill proposed by lawmakers in wisconsin aimed to lower the state's drinking age to 19.
In fact, more countries have a legal drinking age lower than 18 than set it than half the states lowered the drinking age from 21 to 20, 19, or 18. Thursday, may 05, 2011 a plurality of americans still think 21 is the proper drinking age, but support is up slightly for dropping it to 18 perhaps not surprisingly. Yes lowering the age will decrease unnecessary crime penalties, ensure safety, as well as the fact that once one is 18 they are a legal adult.