The Great Courses

Blue Laws

May 14, 2013 6:00 PM   |   Education   |   Listen on Blog Talk Radio   | Download this episode

They are known by a variety of names — blue laws, Sunday blue laws, Sunday-closing laws, Sunday statutes. They affect a variety of activities on Sundays, ranging from liquor sales to hunting to car-buying. Many blue laws are county and city ordinances, though some are statewide statutes. In this episode, prepare the facepalms as we examine "blue laws" and other laws and edicts that were once implemented for religious and "moral" reasons and remain on the books today. Your calls and emails (email: Time Zone Converter:  

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