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Readings and References

Blackwell, Jon. 1921: Never on Sunday. Capital Century. www.capitalcentury.com

Blue Laws. Reader’s Companion to American History. Houghton Mifflin Co. http://college.hmco.com

Blue Laws. Urban Legends Reference Pages. www.snopes.com

Blue Laws. The Columbia Encyclopedia. NY: Columbia University Press, 6th ed., 2001.

Blue Laws. www.encylcopedia.com

Caldors, Inc. v. Bedding Barn, Inc., 417A2d 343 (Conn. 1979).

Erikksson, Ann M. The Blue Law Sunday Prohibitions. Columbus, OH: Ohio Legislative Services Commission, 1963.

Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada v. Big M Drug Mart Ltd., 1 S.C.R. 295 (1985),

Kroger Co. v. O’Hara Township, 392A2d 266 (Pa. 1978).

Laband, David N., and Heinbuch, Deborah. Blue Laws: The History, Economics, and Politics of Sunday-closing Laws. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1987.

Myers, Gustavus. Ye Olden Blue Laws. NY: Century Co., 1921.

Never on Sunday. Word Detective. www.worddetective.com/051600.html

Pearson, Erica. NYC’s blue laws. Gotham Gazette, May 26, 2003. http://www.gothamgazette.com/article/issueoftheweek/20030526/200/405

People v. Abrahams, 353N.E.2d 574 (N.Y., 1976).

People v. Fay’s Drug Company of Fairmount, Inc., 326NYS2d 311 (N.Y., 1971).

Randal, J. R. Old-Time Blue Laws. Worcester, MA: Charles E. Burbank and Co., 1879.

Soulsman, Gary. Blue laws a burden for other faiths. The News Journal, July 20, 2003.

The Blue Laws of Connecticut. NY: Truth Seekers Co., 1899.

Wheildon, W. W. Blue Laws and their Origin. MA?: Wheildon, 1886.

Why Do We Have Sunday Blue Laws? In: Vooorhees, Don. The Book of Totally Useless Information. NY: MFJ Books, 1993.

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