Pros And Cons Of Raising The Drinking Age

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In the 1970’s the drinking age was raise from 18 to 21 the reason the government pass this law was to stop drinking and driving. The government believes that adults 21 were more responsible to not drink and drive. However, why do we still have such a problem with drinking and driving in America? That a drinking age of 21 did not solve our problem. John M. McCardell Jr., president emeritus at Middlebury College argues that we should rise the drinking age. He wrote an article for CNN in 2009 that makes a case for raising the drinking age. This article is call “Drinking Age 21 Doesn’t Work.” This essay like the first one was written in response to the Amerthyst Initiative. A public statement sign by 100 plus college president to lower

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