Persuasive Essay On Under 21 Laws

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<BR> How the Federal Government justifies sending those Under 21 to war, but not allowing them to drink alcohol is beyond me. If those between the ages of 18 and 21 are considered competent enough by the government to kill another man in the name of war, then he should at least be able to drink up to it when he is finished. The government seems to believe that when a person becomes 21, they magically transform into a responsible person capable of handling the burden that comes with consuming alcohol. <br> Those who created the laws may have had good reason for them, at the time of creation, however, in this day in age, I do not believe the Under 21 laws applicable at all. The people in power in the government would like to believe that the Under 21 laws are really making an impact on teenage alcohol consumption. What they do not want to believe is that in this day in age, it is extremely easy for a minor to come in to the…show more content…
And of those participating in the study, 44% participated in binge drinking in the 2 weeks before the survey. In my personal opinion I think lowering the drinking age would definitely curve the whole nature of college life. I think there are many people out there who drink, number one because they like how it makes them feel, and number two, they feel rebellious, like they are revolting against the system. If you watch college students sometimes, if they get desperate in their search for alcohol, many of them will go to great lengths to find a way to get it. You will never see a college student put forth that much effort to something ever again in you life, not even his schoolwork. If the drinking age was lowered, I believe those in college would achieve better grades, I mean, maybe a beer or two will relax someone enough for them to be able to study hard, and get their work

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