Coffee & Conversation: Should we lower the drinking age to 18?

  • Starts: 3:00 pm on Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Ends: 5:00 pm on Friday, October 19, 2018
In 1984, Congress passed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act as a response to DUI-related deaths, raising the legal drinking age to 21. But has this law really made everyone safer? Should the United States revert back to 18 as the legal drinking age? Should states have authority to determine the minimum legal age limit? Would binge drinking be as common if young people could drink socially (and legally) earlier in life? Let’s talk!
Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave

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