The U.S Widely Opposes Lowering Drinking Age


According to a new poll released by Gallup, 74 percent of Americans are against lowering the drinking age to 18 while only 25 percent would favor it.


  Graph from gallup.com


At MADD, we support the 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age law because it prevents tragedies—decreasing crashes by an estimated sixteen percent and saving more than 25,000 lives. Click here to read more reasons why 21 saves lives. 

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To learn more about the current 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age law, click here, and to read the full report from this poll, click here.


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