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Drinking Age By     Roger       Youmans      Jr.
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18 to 21 1984 17,000 lives saved from 85-96 63% decline in alcohol-related crashes
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Why people want it lowered? Argument One Lowering Drinking  age will reduce  temptation of alcohol  as a forbidden fruit for  minors
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Why people want it lowered? Argument One Responses More available to an even younger  population, replacing "forbidden fruit" with  "low-hanging fruit."  If 18 year-olds get the OK to drink, they will  be modeling drinking for younger teens as  they influence them. Age-21 has resulted in decreases, not  increases in youth drinking. In 1983, 88% of high school seniors reported  any alcohol use in the past year and 41%  reported binge drinking.  In 1997, alcohol use by seniors had dropped  to 75% and the percentage of binge drinkers  had fallen to 31%.
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Why people want it lowered? Argument Two Will encourage young people to be  responsible consumers.  They'll get an idea of their tolerance  Learn to drink under supervision at 
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