Re: Wisconsin wants to lower drinking age for state's soldiers
Originally Posted by 919191
20 years ago, or so, when the states with the lower drinking age raised the law to 21, it met no resistance from the young people affected. Maybe if they had become active and made their voice heard, the laws would have remained the same. I was on who "lost" his drinking privileges after having been legal. Was federal funding and the threatened loss of it behind this? I don't remember.
Highways - they tied the money to highways. That is the reason Hawaii was the last state to implement the higher drinking age. Hawaii has no interstate highways (obviously) so they could afford to hold out.
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