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Alcohol should be made illegal once again

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Alcohol should be made illegal once again

Alcohol is the worst drug, yet alcohol is the easiest drug to get because it is a legal

substance. The usage of alcohol has been a controversial issue through out the American

history. Beginning in the 1900’s, alcohol was looked upon as evil, but is currently legal to

use. Even though many people want alcohol to be an illegal drug, other people believe that

it should remain legal to adults who are twenty-years of age or older. Furthermore people

use the fact that alcohol positively helps the economy, while the opposite side views

legalized alcohol as a life threatening drug which obviously is a negative affect. Most

people who consume alcohol use it as a source of relaxation or entertainment, but

consequently, consuming alcohol can lead to a life threatening disease, alcoholism. In the

past, I used to consume alcohol almost on a daily basis, until I realized that it was holding

me back from doing certain things like focusing on my education, arriving on time at my

job, and having fun without drinking the alcohol. I believe that alcohol should be banned

by law to all people because there are so many negative affects that are caused by the drug

alcohol. Since there are extremely high rates in traffic fatalities and domestic violence that

have significant connections with the offenders using alcohol, I strongly oppose the

legalized, self deteriorating drug, alcohol. Having traffic fatalities are sad and unfortunate

situations, but having the accidents occur because a person is intoxicated by a legal drug

is completely horrible and immoral to society. Nobody should be a victim to such a

horrific situation, therefore I believe that making alcohol illegal would reduce the risk of

harm upon the innocent American society. Fatalities and abuse are both major issues that
affect society in whole, therefore, everyone shou...

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