blue law

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a statute regulating work on Sundays

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86) Upon this diverse population, bans on Sunday business seemed to be the work of puritanical forces, representing nothing less than "narrowness and bigotry, and petty tyranny, as were ever developed in Connecticut under the regime of the Blue Laws.
Callaghan's decision to book fellow Louth native Shane Gray takes the eye, as did Blue Law over an inadequate trip at Navan last time.
If they do institute a blue law, down the road someone will fight it.
The blue laws of New Haven, Connecticut (1656), provide one example of the kind of struggle that Sabbath observers faced.
DUNLEER trainer Marcus Callaghan didn't have to send Blue Law too far to win at Bellewstown last week and, although tonight's trip to Gowran Park will take longer, the gelding looks one of the bets of the day (6.
So I think the old blue law thing is kind of outdated.
Arkansas passed its first blue law in 1837, one year after it entered the union.
For example, the Klan-backed mayor' directive concerning Sunday blue law enforcement permitted Jewish merchants to remain open if they closed on the Jewish Sabbath.
The Marcus Callaghan-trained Blue Law got on the scoreboard for the year in division one of the 1m (47-60) handicap.
When the ship did not arrive on Saturday, the people who had gathered at the Oceanic steamer dock to greet the tour hoped that the teams would come on Monday, so that the Sunday blue law would be avoided.
Bottom line: For those hoping to buy liquor before noon on Sundays, the budget crunch might provide legislators with an incentive to overturn the state's blue law.
Blue Law, who has come down a long way to 48 from the 66 at which he won at Naas two seasons ago, rates a big threat, but Gagnant will be hard to beat.
Their analysis of data from New Mexico found a 29 percent increase in alcohol-related crash rates and a 42 percent increase in alcohol-related fatalities on Sunday after repeal of that state's blue law in 1995.
Blue Law, ridden by Seamie Heffernan for Andrew Oliver, was in the firing line all the way and emerged on top in a three-way photo finish to the 6f three-year-old handicap.
Meanwhile, another large mid-Atlantic state has just modified its own blue law prohibiting Sunday sales.