There is a law still on the books in South Carolina, which most commonly is boiled down to:
“Musical instruments may not be sold on Sunday.”
But it’s MUCH more involved than that!! This is the actual text of the law:
Title 53 – Sundays, Holidays and Other Special Days
SECTION 53-1-60. Sale of certain items on Sunday prohibited.
The sale or offer to sell the following items on Sunday is prohibited: Clothing and clothing accessories (except those which qualify as swimwear, novelties, souvenirs, hosiery, or undergarments); housewares, china, glassware, and kitchenware; home, business and office furnishings, and appliances; tools, paints, hardware, building supplies, and lumber; jewelry, silverware, watches, clocks, luggage, musical instruments, recorders, recordings, radios, television sets, phonographs, record players or so-called hi-fi or stereo sets, or equipment; sporting goods (except when sold on premises where sporting events and recreational facilities are permitted); yard or piece goods; automobiles, trucks, and trailers. No inference shall arise from the foregoing enumeration that either the sale or the offering for sale on Sunday of items or articles not mentioned is permitted.
…Which really makes it sound like a lot of retailers in South Carolina are gonna be in trouble, should the local law enforcement decide to “do it by the book”!!
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