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11/29/11 Old enough? How to determine the drinking age has always been an issue in the United States. Adults never agree whether the drinking age should be eighteen or twenty-one. Eighteen year olds believe that the drinking age should be lowered because they can vote and go to war. Adults believe they should not be allowed to drink until they are twenty-one years old because they feel teenagers are not mature enough to understand the consequences of the use of alcohol and how harmful it can be to an individual or a group of people; Moreover, adults believe the drinking age should not change because teenagers do not use alcohol responsibly. An eighteen year old argues that if they are old enough to vote, serve on juries, join the military, and get married, they should be allowed to drink before twenty-one; Therefore, Lowering the drinking age may help the craving of alcohol to be lowered among underage teenagers. Another benefit of lowering the drinking age to eighteen is knowing teenagers are drinking in a safe place and not in unsupervised places because “Prohibiting teens from drinking
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