THE FIRST DUI IN ILLINOIS IS CONSIDERED A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR UNLESS BODILY

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THE FIRST DUI IN ILLINOIS IS CONSIDERED A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR, UNLESS BODILY HARM WAS CAUSED IN WHICH CASE IT MAY BE CLASSIFIED AS A FELONY IN ILLINOIS, FINES AT LEAST $2500 MINIMUM THINGS CAN DOUBLE OR INCREASE IF MORE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OCCURS- WHICH SHOULDN’T HAPPEN DEATH IS YOUR NEAR FUTURE!!!
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PRO ARGUMENT LOWERING MLDA 21 WOULD BE MEDICALLY IRRESPONSIBLE. ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION CAN INTERFERE WITH DEVELOPMENT OF THE YOUNG ADULT BRAIN'S FRONTAL LOBES, ESSENTIAL FOR FUNCTIONS SUCH AS EMOTIONAL REGULATION, PLANNING, AND ORGANIZATION. WHEN ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION INTERFERES WITH THIS EARLY ADULT BRAIN DEVELOPMENT, THE POTENTIAL FOR CHRONIC PROBLEMS SUCH AS GREATER VULNERABILITY TO ADDICTION, DANGEROUS RISK-TAKING BEHAVIOR, REDUCED DECISION- MAKING ABILITY, MEMORY LOSS, DEPRESSION, VIOLENCE, AND SUICIDE IS GREATER.
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CON ARGUMENT 18 IS THE AGE OF ADULTHOOD IN THE UNITED STATES, AND ADULTS SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE THEIR OWN DECISIONS ABOUT ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. TURNING 18 ENTAILS RECEIVING THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ADULTHOOD TO VOTE, SMOKE CIGARETTES (IN MOST STATES), SERVE ON JURIES, GET MARRIED, SIGN CONTRACTS, BE PROSECUTED AS ADULTS, AND JOIN THE MILITARY - WHICH INCLUDES RISKING ONE'S LIFE.
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