Though i can see your point on drinking becoming more of a tease to minors that are 16 and 17 i feel with the age being set to 18 it can cause some teens to wait till they are 18 before they drink.
H ealso claims finally he claims that this would substantially lower the level of Binge drinking among college students.
The minimum age for initiation is based on the specific behaviors involved and must take into account the dangers and benefits of that behavior at a given age. I'll just extend my last refutation on this point, it sufices to prove my point completely. This law is understandably strict, but also somewhat toying with a person's free abilities.
Which is why i feel that if the age is lowered to 18 the mindset of a minor who drinks will shift from "oh no when am i going to be able to drink again? So just very swiftly, I will be extending the attacks I made that my opponent covered, I will be refuting the attacks my opponent made against the Con Case, and I will end with some analysis of this debate thus far.
I suppose you could make a stand for this point since we happen to have varying points of personal experience with the matter at hand here. If parents were more open to instilling safe drinking practices in the home and educating their children about responsible drinking habits it would result in the effective reduction of heavy and harmful drinking once youth reach There is no hypocrisy here, as I said before; Ciggarettes do not impare cognative ability.
I ask you to please re-read what My opponent said here. Now then, back to you. Fair enough, sadly i cannot find any evidence that shows exactly what i am looking for when i made that point.
Early legal access to alcohol is associated with higher rates of drinking as an adult. Arguments against a lower drinking age: Germany has some of the most relaxed drinking laws for minors, with 14 being the age at which minors can consume beverages such as beer and wine in the presence of a parent or guardian, and can do so alone at the age of 16, with 18 being the age at which they can have access to distilled liquor.
And on point 3, I would like to cross-apply my point two here, a bit which I will further explain in round 3, also, my opponent is right.
At eighteen, not only do they get the right to move out, and the responsibility to take care of themselves but we're going to throw drinking into the mix as well?
Talk about a moral hypocrisy of our nation, honestly if you think about that, perhaps we should make the age of military service 21 instead of 18? Those being that lowering the drinking age will keep minors off street corners drinking but rather have them in bars.
Since my opponent has extended his attack, I extend my defense. Yet i did not intend for them to be the pinnacle point of this argument for this point in it anyway, i simply stating more or less a personal fact that has occurred in my experience over time.
Studies have also shown that education alone is not effective in reducing youth drinking. Also with all due respect to my opponent, please check your grammar, though i was able to read it fine, there were a lot of grammatical errors in your previous response.
I said it may act as a tease to them, not that it will indefinitely be one. So i will drop this point for now.
If I were to disagree with that fact, I would be completely discrediting myself form even having a valid opinion in this argument. Which right are you talking about in the part "That aside I believe even more fervently that taking away rights already guaranteed, with-out reason to do so; is constitutionally wrong.Given the obvious fact that one of the main fears about alcohol is drunk driving, the fact that one can get a license at 16 is not relevant to the argument that the drinking age should be lowered (Reason being; I do not believe that the age should be lowered to less than 18).
Nor is the age for use of tobacco. Explore the pros and cons of the debate The Drinking Age of 21, should be lowered to Apr 28, · what you neglected to mention in Issue 4 was that yes indeed alcohol related deaths in the age group 18 to 20 did decline, but, you neglected to mention that alcohol related deaths in the age group 21 to 24 increased when the drinking age was raised to Here is a list of argumentative speech topics.
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Patents on seeds. For some states the drinking age was eighteen, but byall states had complied to the twenty-one minimum age law (ICAP Reports Website). Despite the fact that many in society would agree that the legal drinking age should be lowered, it is difficult to make it happen because politically no one would be interested in supporting it for fear of losing votes.Download