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Comment: Blue laws

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Blue laws

are ridiculous.

If a business wants to be open 7 days a week, they have every right to do so. If they want to be closed on Sunday that should be their choice as well. This should go for all businesses. They have the right to set their own hours.

I used to live in Wyoming and when I moved to Texas I was more than slightly perplexed by the whole idea of blue laws and dry counties. I asked my boyfriend (a native Texan and now my husband) "What do you MEAN 'dry county', nobody can sell any alcohol? Is this not America?" I was even more surprised when my boss told me the state used to have asinine laws such as allowing the sale of hammers on Sunday, but not nails. Sadly, some of those asinine laws are still in place. Hopefully that will change soon.

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