In numerous cases brought before the Supreme Court, the blue laws
Still, supporters of blue laws
are not giving up the fight.
5) Why did blue laws
last until the 1970s and why did their disappearance accelerate then?
I ride out three every morning there but my home is only five minutes away so I can get home to Blue Laws
in the afternoons," she said.
While the blue laws
, which are stricter in Paramus than in the rest of Bergen County, are the only ones of their kind in New Jersey or the metro area, Welkis said several Paramus retailers are among the top sales stores in the region.
More years ago than I wish to recall, I worked closely with Glenn Archer, then executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, on a number of issues, primarily blue laws
Roach, who saw the successful rollback of blue laws
in England before moving to Saratoga Springs, had no reservations about opening on a Sunday.
are generally associated with religion, and some of the early prohibitions were an attempt to force Christian reverence for the first day of the week on society at large.
In particular the Adventist Church criticizes most other Protestant bodies for worshiping on Sunday, allowing infant baptism, and promoting the passage of blue laws
, which restrict the sale of liquor and commercial activities on Sunday.
Whites as well as colored men of this country," Brown said, "ought to deprecate precedents from the negro laws of Georgia, as they would from the blue laws
of Connecticut, that tried witches by dunking and flogged husbands for kissing their wives on Sunday.
Addison first achieved national prominence in 1984 as the lawyer who made it possible for Texans to shop on Sunday due to her successful challenge of the constitutionality of Texas Blue Laws
While there are exceptions that allow certain kinds of stores to open, such as gas stations and florists, the state's blue laws
will locally stymie the Thanksgiving Day sales planned by national chains such Macy's and Target.