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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 5 months ago

Do you think that the drinking age should be 18 or 21?

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  • 5 months ago

    I think it should be 21. It’s 18 in Australia 

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  • 5 months ago

    in the U.S.A? 18 if you are in the military. If one can fight and die for his/ her country, then drinking should be legal as well

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  • Ann
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    That's a state matter. It should be 21.

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  • 5 months ago

    I don’t think 21 makes you more mature than at 18. I think it’s another one of America’s stupid system such as their measurement system that makes no sense. Everybody at my age (16) are already drinking so an age limit really doesn’t make a difference. The law would make more sense if at a bar they limit the amount of drinks you have instead of putting an age on it.

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  • 5 months ago

    It depends what the driving age is. If you’re gonna have a bunch of young people driving, there’s bound to be one or two idiots who think they can drink drive without causing an accident or someone’s death 

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Wait I want to go to the grave yard where my 3 family members are buried and ask them if the 18 year old fool who killed them should have been drinking?  That's what happens when you "leave it up to the parents".

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    • sealamb5 months agoReport

      and that's WITHOUT taking alcohol into consideration. it may not be "fair"... but less people DIE when the drinking age is 21.  (anonymous, so sorry you lost your family members so tragically. what chad-won doesn't get is that these wounds never heal, no matter how long ago it's been)

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  • 5 months ago

    18 is fine. 21 is a little restrictive. Not all teens are idiots and can drink responsibly. Even if a 18 year old get drunk, it's onto them to learn from it and not depend on others for "guidance".

    • Layne
      Lv 5
      5 months agoReport

      Not all 45 year olds with all their DWIs.

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  • Ramiro
    Lv 4
    5 months ago

    I think the drinking age should actually be up to the parents until the child is 18. That means the parents can allow their kids to drink whenever they want under their consent.

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  • Bill
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    I don't think there should be a drinking age. What matters is how people in a society approach alcohol, not the laws associated with alcohol. 

    • Sara5 months agoReport

      True, people are gonna get the around the law if they really want to

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  • 5 months ago

    i think they should ban drinking altogether

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    • 5 months agoReport

      Pearl is not serious about anything he says, he's just here for points.

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