Teens have a difficult enough time making decisions and organizing their lives, but adding alcohol to the mix will only make matters worse; their bodies are still developing, and they are still learning to be adults. Teens already struggle deciding what clubs to join, what colleges to apply for, what college to attend, what to major in, and much more. Teens should not be allowed to legally drink because alcohol consumption can affect their health and
Legalizing marijuana is giving an idea to the youth and adults that it is fine and safe to do it when it is not. We know that Teens will do more of Marijuana which will not allow them to focus in school, it will be an addiction to many which can cause serious health problems in the near future, and it increases the rate of impaired driving. Why put ourselves at risk and hurt our loved
We can see how Sammy didn’t understand the consequences until he was faced with the severity of his actions. Teens are at the age where more responsibility and freedom is given to them, it is the most important time to hold teens accountable for their wrong actions. Taking away teenagers phones is the go to consequence for today 's parents. It can be very effective but what parents do not understand that this alone doesn’t have a lasting effect on behavior. Parents need to learn to execute more meaningful consequences where teens can learn lessons because a teenager like Sammy doesn’t understand that responsibility, consequences and maturity are key factors for him to successfully flourish into
Gun control has been one of the top issues facing our country for quite some time. Recently in Texas, a bill called SB11 has been passed that allows for concealed carry of licensed weapons on campuses of higher education. College kids are stressed about balancing their social life, maintaining a good GPA, and getting enough sleep to keep themselves sane. Now those same kids are also carrying around killing machines in their back pockets. Although people believe that this new law is protecting schools from more mass shootings, I believe that allowing concealed carry on the college campus is a bad plan of action because people of that age don 't know how to react in a situation where a gun could be needed, people will abuse their "gun-rights" powers, and it has the potential to cause even more outbreaks of school shootings.
Either raise the age of enlistment to 21 or allow 18 year-olds to have a beer. Soldiers should have the right to drink. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving the reason the minimum alcohol drinking age is 21 is because alcohol is known to cause brain damage, alcohol poisoning, and cause deaths when driving intoxicated. In response to
Why the drinking age should be lowered in the US The drinking age in the U.S should be lowered because there are many problems that have happened and are still happening in the United States. For example some of these problems are teen pregnancy, car accidents and underage drinking. These Scenarios are happening everywhere around the United States. They are all very dangerous because most teenagers start to drink at the ages of 16 and 17. People have debated about this before saying that teenagers are not mature enough to handle the alcohol consumption that most teenagers are drinking as of right now.
Teenage. Driving should not be raised because of the safety and emotional health inquired. Not only does driving help by teaching emotional health but it also helps the young adult grow as an individual and teaches independence. It also gets teenagers out of the house and they will start working which will help them gain an idea on money and how and when to spend it. Driving plays a crucial role in teenagers becoming adults and raising the age will not be beneficial to the child and will cause the child to rely on their parents more than
This point is shown in her final statement: “When it comes to the developing adolescent brain, ‘There is no known safe level of binge drinking’” (2016). Although with this declaration, she does not bring up the option of slow smaller consumption over a larger period or time. This may still be harmful to younger teenagers, but adolescence closer to their twenties may be able to consume this way without becoming dangerously intoxicated. Overall, Haelle was very persuasive in her choice of documentary data instead of basing the article on opinion. Her points could leave a reader questioning the decision of binge drinking, whether it is an adult of
The minimum drinking age needs to be lowered in order to create experienced and responsible drinkers for the future. The excuse that the government gives to young people, that they lack maturity and judgement, is condescending and ultimately creates a country where the youth does indeed lack maturity and judgement in regards to alcohol. If the Malaysia does not lower the minimum drinking age, then the problems that this country has with alcohol will increase. Lowering the drinking age to eighteen will not fix all of the drinking problems, but it will allow for an earlier introduction of teenagers to alcohol where they are more responsible and experienced for the
Besides, teenagers’ parents can censor or filter the media that teenagers have viewed. Once parents have done this so their kids will be grow up in a good health and good ethic life. Consequently, teenagers should think deeply and take prudent consideration of the negative effects of media that can influence