Utah Governor finally easing restrictions on booze

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Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. (R-UT) plans to sign a bill that will finally bring his state into the 19th century.  The current law in Utah forces people to fill out an application in order to enter a bar and to pay a fee.  You are then granted a one year membership to the bar.

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -Benjamin Franklin

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -Benjamin Franklin

Senate Bill 187 will relinquish these ancient practices.   The new bill will require taverns to have an electronic ID reader to ensure that underage patrons are not allowed in.  Drinking will continue as usual at all college campuses.

RWP Rating: Unusual

Full Story: The Salt Lake Tribune

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One Response to “Utah Governor finally easing restrictions on booze”

  1. Quick Link: North Carolina booze laws are outdated « Real Weird Politics Says:

    […] By Joel Lightly It seems as though many states across America have odd alcohol laws.  Utah isn’t the only one.   North Carolina is looking to change there “private club” […]

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