Michael Clay Smith Legal Drinking Age Analysis

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The author of this essay, Michael Clay Smith, believes that the age limit for drinking should be lowered back to 18, similar to before creation of the new drinking age limit in the 1980’s. Michael feels like this is a “Second Prohibition” (1). I believe that the drinking age should be lower, and Smith does a good job at giving reasons why. For the better of society, Smith believes the legal drinking age should lowered, and the age limit is unfair to teenagers who are already adults, causes dangerous drinking, and ruins promising teenager lives. Smith has many ideas to support why the legal drinking limit should be dropped to 18. First off, the idea of stopping under-age drinking is ineffective. He feels that the idea of giving
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