Thought of the Day: Who Gets to Sell Wine?

Despite the protests of some liquor store owners, a new bill will be taken up in the Tennessee legislature next week. The bill aims to remove the ban on the sale of wine in state grocery stores, where beer sales are already allowed. Rep. John Lundberg, a supporter of the bill says,

"You have a group of people who've been elected who want to remove shackles from competition and let the marketplace decide," he said. "This is one of those prime examples of letting businesses compete like every other business."

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