22 July 2008

Prohibition Ended In Utah

It is ironic that prohibition was ended in proceedings held in December, 1933, in Utah, which is now and probably was then, the dryest state in the union, since Mormons, the predominant religous grouping in the state, aren't supposed to drink alcohol.

It is proof for the cynics, comparable to that of the various expansions of the franchise, that political movements can overcome stereotypes and narrow self-interest.

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