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Segregation of a Different Sort If we adults between 18 and 21 can still be trusted enough to fight in wars if we can be trusted enough to vote for our leaders if we can be trusted enough to have sex then why the hell cant we be trusted with a glass of wine Shamed Dogan By law anyone 18 years and older will be tried as an adult in court is allowed to vote and is required to pay taxes On ones 18th birthday the law no longer views him as a child yet he is restricted from many places of social activity Bars and many dance clubs are strictly for those 21 and over due to the legal drinking age in America so many legal adults are not permitted entry Clearly a discrepancy exists between an 18 year old adult and a 21 year old adult however since they are viewed by law as equals shouldnt they have the same privileges Obviously certain laws that regulate activities by age are necessary Voting alcohol and driving should not be available to people of any age because of the amount of responsibility these activities require However the segregation between younger and older adults is unwarranted Up until 1984 the legal drinking age was 18 however Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD spurred a campaign to raise the age limit to 21 They succeeded with the passage of the National Minimum Purchase Age Act in 1984 Shamed Legal Drinking The law aimed to lower the number of drunk driving accidents which it has done but only by a small margin However what it has also done is reduce the rights of citizens between the ages of 18 and 21 Americans hold personal freedom to be an undeniable right The right to drink ones self into a drunken state still falls under the personal rights category however this basic freedom is restricted by
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