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Now if lobbies with a business interest want to argue on this topic, I can at least respect that they have a legitimate interest in protecting their bottom line, but a religious argument? I just don't get it. Mind you even today we can buy booze in restaurants, bars and ballparks on Sundays, so I don't even understand the inconsistency of the conservative stance on this issue.
As of late there's finally been some buzz that Governor Deal was ready to play ball and allow local areas to vote on Sunday sales. Atlanta, of course, would almost certainly allow it. Ending our reign as one of only three states in the country with a complete black out on Sunday sales.
And now I read that Conservative Christians may cajole Republicans into voting against this bill. Seriously? I'm of legal age. I can stockpile all the booze I want Monday-Saturday, and even Jesus was down with turning water into wine, so I politely request that legislators butt out of my life and let Atlanta decide for itself if we want to buy hooch on Sundays. That is all.
Read more about this immensely ridiculous situation in the AJC