Alcohol Laws: Should the Drinking Age be Lowered?

As college students usher in the start of a new term with beer pong and keg stands, the nation revisits what's now a fixture of collegiate life: drinking age laws. An increasing number of college officials are arguing that current drinking laws have failed. Instead of keeping students away from alcohol, they argue, the laws simply drive underage drinking underground and toward unsafe extremes. Leading the debate for change is John M. McCardell, Jr., president emeritus of Vermont's Middlebury...Full Story
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