I Think the Drinking Age Should Be 18, No Matter Who You Are

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    Well...

    At 18, you can vote for the man to run our country, enlist into the army putting your life on the line for the protection of our very own country.Yet, you can't drink a beer.Where's the logic in that?
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2012

    Your An Adult At 18.

    Your an adult at 18. So why cant you drink? Its terrible I mean like a lot of people say, you can vote, and smoke and drive (at sixteen), but cant drink. I mean so many college (including myself :x) drink illegally and they think their bad *****. So just make it legal! theres...
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2009

    Makes No Sense..

      To me that you cannot legally drink at 18 is insanity. I mean you can join the service and go to war, you can be put to death, you can go to clubs and bars where drinking is a part of, you are considered to be a legal adult, you can move out, you have no curfew, legally...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Apr 28, 2009

    Drive By

    Granted I know That I don't live in America or anywhere that the drinking age is 21. But correct me if i'm wrong, by the age of 16 someone can get a car and a drivers license. By the age of 18, they can legally by a gun, in some states. and then by 21 you can drink. If you add...
    Daveokay Daveokay
    22-25, M
    Feb 23, 2011

    If people are old enough to risk their lives

    for this country and smoke and drive... Why not drink?
    saboosa saboosa
    13-15, F
    Feb 14

    Well, Let's Think About It

    By age 18, Americans: Can vote. Meaning that they've been deemed responsible enough to pick the future leaders of their country. (Whether or not they actually do is another matter entirely.) Can participate in military service. Pay taxes. Can be tried as...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 6, 2009

    Disagree.......

    I'm 15, living in the UK, and it's funny, how I can: have sex, live on my own, learn to drive. Yet, I cannot go into a shop or bar and ask for a pint. In some countries purchasing alcohol depends on percentages, or type of alcoholic beverage, but here, it's 18 and you can buy...
    Justme987 Justme987
    18-21, M
    Nov 10, 2013

    Shiity Luck.

    When I was 17 NY changed the LEGAL drinking age from 18 to 19. When I was 18 the bastards changed it from 19 to 21. All of this ****** luck contributed to 3-4 extra years of being extorted by friends and neighbors that were legal. If they return the age to 18 do you think I can...
    rhcarlst rhcarlst
    41-45, M
    Jan 13, 2012
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