Results tagged with 'drinking age'
Published Nov. 8, 2017
A few Republican state representatives want to lower Wisconsin's legal drinking age from 21 to 19 years old. It's an interesting proposition and an age-old debate, though the current bill faces an uphill battle, and particularly two significant obstacles.
Published Feb. 18, 2012
There's no chance of it happening, but this week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle if they think the drinking age should be lowered to 18 instead of 21. Most people believe that if someone can vote or serve in the military, they should be able to drink.
Published Feb. 22, 2009
Were you a legal drinker at 18 or 19? In retrospect, do you think you were mature enough to handle alcohol consumption, or do you think 21-year-olds make better choices and are, in general, more responsible?
Published Feb. 23, 2008
The legal drinking age in the Badger State jumped from 19 to 21 on Sept. 1, 1986. The debate about the merits of that decision continues today.
Published Feb. 6, 2005
Is prohibiting underage drinking counter-productive, or is it necessary to keep kids out of trouble? In this article, two teens shed light on the pros and cons of drinking before the age of 21 under the supervision of adults.