Mn dating laws
North Dakota may have the strictest remaining blue law of the United States. In 1967, changes more clearly defined which businesses were exempt such as pharmacies, hospitals and restaurants.Many goods and items are restricted from being sold between midnight and noon on Sunday, rendering virtually all retailers closed in those hours, including malls and some large retail chains; however, some businesses that open 24 hours, like grocery stores, are allowed to be open on Sunday. Prior to 1967, the law was stricter in that all businesses were closed from 12 a.m. The changes were made after a 1966 blizzard, after which citizens were not able to purchase some needed goods and services due to the blue law.Sale of alcoholic beverages on Christmas Day is entirely prohibited, even in private facilities.Alcohol and liquor sales are entirely prohibited on Sunday and Christmas Day. Blue laws are laws designed to enforce religious standards.Many states prohibit selling alcoholic beverages for on- and off-premises sales in one form or another on Sundays at some restricted time.Sunday retail alcohol sales in stores are prohibited until after a.m.In city of Chicago, liquor sales may begin at a.m.
Most off-premises alcohol sales were not permitted on Sundays until 2004.On April 28, 2011, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation allowing local communities to vote on whether to allow alcohol sales on Sundays. On November 8, 2011, voters in more than 100 Georgia cities and counties voted on a bill that would allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.It passed in Valdosta, Atlanta, Savannah and many other cities.Restaurants and taverns can generally still serve alcoholic beverages. In the state of Indiana, the sale of alcoholic beverages by retail stores is banned on Sundays, although one still can legally purchase alcoholic beverages until A. Maine was the last New England state to repeal laws that prohibited department stores from opening on Sundays.The laws against the department stores opening on Sundays were ended by referendum in 1990.