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“…So next Thanksgiving, when you’re sitting at the, at the dinner table and some of your family’s not there because they’re at work this is why…”

Previously:

Black Friday labor demonstration in Roeland Park, Kansas (November 23, 2012)

For every season, spin, spin, spin… (November 24, 2012)

Does anyone think this will get anywhere?:

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 37

97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES ROORDA (Sponsor), AND COLONA (Co-sponsor).

0176L.02I                 D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To amend chapter 407, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to retailer hours on Thanksgiving Day.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

           Section A. Chapter 407, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 407.1600, to read as follows:

           407.1600. This section shall be known and may be cited as the “Thanksgiving Family Protection Act”. Retailers in this state shall be closed during the hours of 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. This section shall not apply to restaurants or retailers whose primary business is motor fuel sales or pharmaceutical sales.

Don’t hold your breath. Besides, you can always eat the leftovers for a few few days after.