August 27, 2008
The Age-21 Law Isn't Working; It's Time to Debate the Issue of Abusive Drinking
I support the Amethyst Initiative. In fact, I, along with seven other college presidents, co-authored the presidential statement.
By design, the statement does not prescribe a particular policy change, nor does it state that we are advocating reducing the drinking age to 18. It does state the 128 signatories' belief that it is time for our nation to engage in a serious debate about alternative approaches to underage and binge