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What Are blue laws?

A:  Whether or not you are familiar with the term, you are almost certainly affected by them in your day-to-day life. blue laws are laws which are not federally enforced (and have in fact occasionally been struck down as unconstitutional) but are commonly established on a local or municipal level to enforce moral and religious expectations. A common example of a blue law that we see frequently is the closing of liquor stores on Sundays. History blue laws are actually some of the oldest laws in the United States, having been common in the colonial period, especially in the Puritanical strongholds...

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What are blue laws?

A:  ... blue laws legislation regulating public and private conduct, especially laws relating to Sabbath observance....

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Does Europe have any blue laws?

A:  Although such legislation had its origins in European Sabbatarian and sumptuary laws , the term ''blue laws'' is usually applied only to American legislation....

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What is the origin of blue laws?

A:  The term was originally applied to the 17th-century laws of the theocratic New Haven colony, and appears to originate in A General History of Connecticut (London, 1781), by the Loyalist Anglican clergyman Samuel A. Peters, who had lived in Hebron, Conn. Although such legislation had its origins in European Sabbatarian and sumptuary laws , the term ''blue laws'' is usually applied only to American legislation....

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When were blue laws popular?

A:  With the dissolution of the Puritan theocracies after the American Revolution, blue laws declined; many of them lay forgotten in state statute books only to be revived much later. The growth of the prohibition movement in the 19th cent. and early 20th cent. brought with it other laws regulating private conduct....

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What are the blue laws?

A:  ... legislation regulating public and private conduct, especially laws relating to Sabbath observance. New Haven and other Puritan colonies of New England had rigid laws prohibiting Sabbath breaking, breaches in family discipline, drunkenness, and excesses in dress....

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Sunday blue laws and how to avoid?

A:  In many places such law are now forbidden. There is no real guaranteed to avoid the laws...if the law says you cannot do x on Sunday then you cannot do it. Unless you do y instead of x somehow? The reality of the whole matter is the bibical fact that Sunday is NOT the Sabbath day of our Lord God and creator (Hebrews 4:1 Daniel 7:25). Man-made logic derived from the enemy that seeks to steal, kill and destroy will never surpass bibical truth. What a joyous day it will be when the prophecy of Malachi 4:1 is fulfilled....

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Aren''t blue laws Unconstitutional?

A:  Not a lawyer, but think of it this way: Although prohibition was repealed, there is no "right to buy alcohol" enshrined in the US Constitution. There are many "dry counties," and Utah and other states place numerous restrictions on where and what kind of alcohol can be sold. In short, decisions about where and when alcohol can be sold have (besides prohibition) historically been left to local governments....

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What Are missouri Burial laws?

A:  Generally, no you cannot bury a relative on your own property. However you can contact a lawyer about getting a waiver to do so. Usually this involves describing how the burial plot will be constructed (if it is up to specs and such). It also helps if you are famous....

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What Are The missouri Wage laws Dealing With Payday Being The Day Before A Holiday?

A:  The state does not determine ''holidays'' or the corresponding wage policy. These are determinations made by the employer. Some employers consider some holidays that others do not....