W.V. Legislature Again Considers Sunday Sales


For the last several years , West Virginia has considered proposals to allow Sunday liquor sales—an idea which has proven somewhat controversial in the state. The state legislature is once again considering reform this year, and WV Metro News reports that legislation has passed the state House by large margins and now heads to the Senate:

The House of Delegates has passed a bill that would allow the sale of liquor on Sundays.

Currently, liquor cannot be sold on Sunday in West Virginia.

“This bill seeks to change that by putting liquor sales on equal footing with beer sales,” said Delegate Moore Capito, R-Kanawha, the vice chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

That means liquor could be sold from 1 p.m. to midnight on Sundays…

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States such as Indiana and Minnesota have also overturned their blue laws in recent years.