Repeal the Uniform Drinking Age Act

The 1980’s was a very good decade in American history. The economy expanded prodigiously, inflation — the biggest economic problem of the previous decade — was tamed, and the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe crumbled. But, of course, nothing’s perfect. On July 17th, 1984, President Reagan signed into law a bill that had passed both houses of Congress unanimously, the Uniform Drinking Age Act.  It required states to set 21 as the minimum age for the purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages or lose ten percent of their federal highway funding (later amended to eight percent).

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