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Alcohol Blue Laws Prohibit Sunday Sales Alcoholic Beverages

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Blue Laws Alcohol blue laws prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday. A blue law is one restricting activities on Sunday. They were to enforce the Christian sabbath. Virginia enacted a blue law in 1617. It required church attendance and authorized the militia to force colonists to attend church services. Other early blue laws …

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Dry Counties: Prohibition Counties in the US Today

Dry counties are those that forbid the sale of alcoholic beverages in some form. Hundreds of dry counties exist across the US. And about 18,000,000 people live in dry areas. Thus, about 6% of the the people in the US live in the roughly 10% of the area that is dry. The U.S. repealed¬†National Prohibition¬†in …

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