25th November 2019

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When was the blue law passed in Texas?

A repeal of the last Texas blue law, passed in 1961, was signed in May by Gov. Mark White. The law prohibited the sale of 42 categories of items on consecutive weekend days, effectively forcing many stores to close on Sundays because it meant that department stores, for example, were unable to open many sections.

In this way, why was there a blue law?

Blue laws in the United States. Blue laws in the United States vary by state. 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.
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