Drinking Age Debate - Palm Bay, FL

Discuss the national Drinking Age debate in Palm Bay, FL.

Should the U.S. lower the drinking age to 18?

Palm Bay says 18
Yes, 18 is better.
No, 21 is fine.

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Orlando, FL

#1 Dec 11, 2011
18 year olds asre adults.
Joel Wadzinski

Palm Bay, FL

#2 Dec 11, 2011
They do it anyways.

Satellite Beach, FL

#3 Dec 22, 2011
Its not like college kids aren't getting drunk anyway, legal or not.

Satellite Beach, FL

#4 Dec 22, 2011
If you can go overseas and have the legality to shoot and kill people at eighteen
pretty damn sure you're old enough to drink.
Michael Dowling

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#5 Dec 30, 2011
The oldest argument "if you're old enough to fight for our country then you're old enough to have a beer" holds true. However the most important fact is that other countries with a lower drinking age or no drinking age has the least number of drinking problems and incidents. Many young men and women in our country don't experiment with alcohol until they go to college and then either develop drinking problems or get alcohol poisoning. I feel the best way to look at this issue is to compare other countries drinking laws to the amount of drinkng related problems they experience to the problems we face in our country in regard to the drinking age we have.
Diana Libby

Melbourne, FL

#6 Jan 1, 2012
Too many will find a way to drink, so it might as well be legal. All my kids drink at 18 and I got no control over it, they will FIND the way,. if they old enough to vote, to join military and many more, then they old enough to drink.

Palm Bay, FL

#7 Jan 1, 2012
I have 5 daughters and know alot of there friends, they are for the most part care free, they do not need drinking in the mix

Clermont, FL

#8 Mar 1, 2012
Should raise it to 25.

Endicott, NY

#9 Mar 2, 2012
If they can go to war ,they should be able to drink

Skead, Canada

#10 Jul 17, 2012
You should lower the drinking age because that's when teens should be mature enough to drink and stuff ;)

Skead, Canada

#11 Jul 17, 2012
Joel Wadzinski wrote:
They do it anyways.
. Yeah they do haah !

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