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Would you increase or lower the current voting age (18), if so why?


In concert with the question would you increase of lower the current drinking age (generally 21), if so why? Finally, if you accept the status quo for the legal age for voting and access to alcohol, why do you accept the age difference in the two responsibilities or obligations?

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5 years ago
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    Credence2 5 years ago

    Thanks Veroniquebee, I generally say 18 years across the board.

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5 years ago
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    Credence2 5 years ago

    Thanks for dropping by Lonestar, your concern about an entitlement society taking some of the mettle from many people is understood. Even though everyone matures at different rates and some never do, the concept is otherwise difficult to codify

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    Credence2 5 years ago

    Alex, I might sypathize, if the age of majority for as aspect of adult responsibility and privilege can be put at 21, including military service and the right to enter into a binding contract I would agree, a consistent age line should be drawn.