If Americans over the age of 18 are allowed to marry and go to war, they should also be allowed to drink which means the drinking age in the United States should be lowered. The minimum legal drinking age in the United States has been set at 21 years but his has not deterred underage drinking. Amid the ranging debate on whether the drinking age should be lowered, it has been revealed that the average drinking age in the country is as lower as 14 years. There are thousands of youth aged less than 21 years who get drinks despite the legal age restriction.
In most case they have engaged in binge drinking when they get a chance risking their health. Research has found out that banning teenagers from drinking raises their curiosity about alcoholic drinks making it more interesting for them to drink. If Americans over the age of 18 are allowed to marry and go to war, they should also be allowed to drink, which means the drinking age in the untied states should be lowered.