They may think that drinking laws stink, but I am sure glad they are there. It makes me feel safer while driving somewhere late at night, plus drinking is such a bad habit, and young people can spend their money and time doing something more profitable and worthwhile.
It is NOT the state's job to make you feel "safer".
It is NOT the state's job to worry about people's money or the "worthwhileness" of their passtimes.
To: southern rock
,,, you're quite right. There should be less government in the lives of people. I'd support that sentiment 100%. In this case though, where I am the minimum drinking and voting ages are both 18. The minimum age for entering into a contract is also 18. All three of these things require a level of understanding and responsibility on the encumbant. However, the downstream reality is that we're now having increased problems with kids around the age of 13 being admitted to emergency rooms in hospitals with acute alcohol poisoning. What to do in such circumstances?
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