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An effort to allow Sunday alcohol sales stalled for years, and a generation of rural politicians worried that easing Georgia’s strict blue laws would alienate religious voters.
On Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that allows restaurants and bars to start serving alcohol at 10 a.m. on Sundays, easing restrictions set by 80-year-old blue laws.
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BLUE LAW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blue law for English Language Learners
: an old law that forbids people from doing certain things (such as working or selling alcohol) on Sundays
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