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Cole12 October 14th, 2013 12:52pm

Inspired by PuppyLvr: Would you be in favor of abolishing the minimum drinking age?

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Nizabelle Cambridge, MA
10/14/13 1:32 pm

Abolishing! No. Lowering? Absolutely.

Nizabelle Cambridge, MA
10/14/13 1:34 pm

I like the way some countries do it where starting at the age of 15 you can drink beer and wine and then you can start drinking liquor at the age of 18. Those countries have the lowest drink driving rates in general but mainly among young people.

Minyanko Tumblr
10/14/13 10:28 am

Maybe making it lower and with parental consent, but. . .

SFLiberal
10/14/13 10:44 pm

NO NO NO

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
10/14/13 11:04 pm

Whatever dude. I seriously don't get why you believe you own people, get over yourself.

SFLiberal
10/14/13 11:16 pm

I just don't support dangerously stupid ideas.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/15/13 5:17 am

Why not? Can't they be stupid by themselves? Why do the need your permission? Maybe they think you're stupid too.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/15/13 5:17 am

I would of course tell them you're not, but still.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
10/15/13 5:54 am

Makes you wonder how 94% of the rest of the world functions. Idiot.

Cole12 ...
10/15/13 6:29 am

Rebel: SF is the most statist statist I have ever known in my life - so don't waste your time with the guy. My agreement rate with him is the lowest I've seen on this app (except for one troll account).

SFLiberal
10/15/13 6:57 am

Makes you wonder how the results of this poll are not in your favor, rebel. People have common sense, don't try to take it away with your radical ideas. Idiot.

SFLiberal
10/15/13 7:42 am

Furthermore, you're wrong because even the under 21 group says no.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
10/15/13 8:43 am

Radical? ITS 93% OF THE WORLD. What a control freak.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
10/15/13 8:44 am

I know cole but sometimes I can't help it. It amazes me how psychotic some people are.

SFLiberal
10/15/13 8:47 am

93% OF THE WORLD DOES NOT AGREE WITH YOU!

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/15/13 8:48 am

@SF, you're being ridiculous. Are you so sheltered that you think lowering the drinking age is detrimental to society?

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/15/13 8:49 am

I'm fairly statist myself, but this is ridiculous.

SFLiberal
10/15/13 8:52 am

BeachSt, read the poll again. I'm against ABOLISHING the minimum drinking age.

SFLiberal
10/15/13 8:53 am

I never said I wasn't against lowering it. I just think it would be stupid to completely abolish it.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/15/13 9:00 am

I know the poll, but rebel makes a good poor.

SFLiberal
10/15/13 9:07 am

What point did he make? All he did was throw out a fake statistic.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
10/15/13 9:29 am

And back on ignore. Some people are better seen and not heard.

SFLiberal
10/15/13 9:38 am

And you are once again a coward.

icytoes the tepid north
10/14/13 7:39 am

No but lower it. The legal age for all 'adult' activities (smoking, drinking, voting, dying for country, sex w/ adults) should be the same for everything. It's absurd to call someone an adult and then say "oh wait but you're not old enough to do ___"

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EarlyBird Portland
10/14/13 6:59 am

I'm sure there are other countries that have tried this. It would be interesting to see the stats of alcoholism.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
10/14/13 6:48 am

Abolish all laws restricting what I choose to do to my own body.

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BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/14/13 7:58 am

In the privacy of your own home, yes.

EarlyBird Portland
10/15/13 5:14 am

But there have to be laws to protect children.

JiveYoungKing The Banter Boy
10/14/13 6:41 am

No, that's ridiculous. What else? 10 year olds popping prescription drugs? I'm in favor of lowering it to 18. That's as far as I go.

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kermie gaytopia
10/14/13 7:12 am

Many countries allow kids to drink small amounts of wine with dinner since it's cultural and don't have nearly the problem with bingeing and drunk driving with adolescents that we do. Because it's common and not really that interesting to kids.

Arya8
10/14/13 6:02 am

Lowering, but not abolishing.

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AlexD Respectful Debate
10/14/13 6:01 am

There is a reason why we have a minimum age for many things - generally, until a certain age people are not mature enough to make proper decisions.

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JennaAwesome Book Lover
10/14/13 6:28 am

No. It doesn't need to be abolished

JennaAwesome Book Lover
10/14/13 6:29 am

No, it doesn't need to be abolished

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/14/13 7:59 am

It at least needs to be lowered. we're a very freedom controlled country.

HayleyS looking up.
10/14/13 5:54 am

I'm not really sure. I think going straight from 21 as the minimum to no drinking age at all would be a tough transition for young people today. They'd go crazy
I was thinking maybe lowering it to 18 before eventually abolishing it.. But I don't know

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