07/09/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Blue Laws Repealed, Sunday Beer Sales Legal In Colorado

(Fortune Small Business) -- On Sundays, Jeanne McEvoy sits in the office of her Loveland, Colo., liquor store and turns away customers.

She would, naturally, prefer to make a sale - a bottle of wine for a picnic at Lake Loveland, or a six-pack of beer to enjoy at nearby Rocky Mountain National Park - but a Prohibition-era state law forbids sales of alcohol on Sundays.