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2022 Sabbath and Sunday News Items

Hull Fair: Organisers build case for Sunday opening

12/13/22  -  BBC

Should Israel declare Sunday a day off?

12/13/22  -  Jerusalem Post

Time to throw Sunday trading laws on the scrapheap

12/12/22  -  Capx

Religious Accommodations Update: What Manufacturers Need To Know

12/01/22  -  Clark Hill

Hunters call for repeal of Massachusetts law that prohibits Sunday hunting

12/01/22  -

Opinion: Now is a good time to create a regular day of rest

11/21/22  -  Des Moines Register

Screen Sabbaths A Modest Proposal for a Digital World

11/17/22  -  Desiring God

Chicago: The Late Return of the Sunday Obligation

11/16/22  -

Finding Reason: For Our Own Mental, Physical and Spiritual Health, Let's Get Our Needed Rest

11/15/22  -

Here's why you should keep the Sabbath

11/05/22  -  Venice Gondolier

Pentagon Group to test the water on Sunday closing as it seeks to improve work-life balance of staff

10/31/22  -  Car Dealer Magazine

Will Atlantans Finally Be Able to Buy Booze on Sunday Mornings?

10/27/22  -  Eater Atlanta

Call for shops to open Sundays and later at night

10/26/22  -  Spalding Voice

How Do We Handle Requests for Time Off for Religious Observance?

10/21/22  -  Littler

Pax­ton Files Brief in U.S. Supreme Court to Ensure Employ­ees’ Reli­gious Free­doms Are Protected

10/07/22  -  Texas Attorney General

My Sunday Reset Routine

09/28/22  -  Her Campus

West Virginia Attorney General urges Supreme Court to protect Sabbath in case

09/28/22  -  12 WBOY

Losing Our Religion: Blue Laws Decline While Deaths of Despair Do Not

09/23/22  -  Breakpoint

Take time to rest, just as God did

09/22/22  -  News Journal

Focusing on Sabbath rest

09/22/22  -  The Baptist Paper

Danish Supreme Court Rules on Adventist Fired for Not Working on Sabbath

09/21/22  -  Adventist Today

Bill that would end Sunday ban on football and baseball passes Pa. House

09/20/22  -  Pittsburgh City Paper

Worker Says He Was Fired For Refusing to Work on Sunday: 'No Respect'

09/19/22  -  Newsweek

Will Chick-fil-A be open Sundays at The Big E? Company stands by policy

09/16/22  -  Mass Live

Work without Sabbath is slavery

09/11/22  -  Monitor

Should Sunday opening restrictions be loosened in the UK? We ask an expert

09/09/22  -  The Guardian

Step forward for Sunday trading in SA

09/08/22  -  Retail World

Labor Day and the right not to work

09/02/22  -  World News Group

Postal Worker Asks Supreme Court to Hear Workplace Religious Accommodation Case

09/01/22  -  ReligiousLiberty.TV

Test Case On Right To Refuse Sunday Work

08/30/22  -  Vision Christian Media

Sunday is for prayer, not for shopping, says Polish government

08/27/22  -  CNE News

Sunday is “time for prayer and family” not shopping, Polish government reminds retailers

08/25/22  -  Notes From Poland

Ex-postal worker told to work on Sundays asks Supreme Court to review religious-exemption rules

08/23/22  -  Washington Times

WA Liberal shadow treasurer Steve Thomas in push for Perth shopping hours to be extended on Sundays

08/20/22  -  The West Australian

War of words over the Sabbath

08/19/22  -  Manning River Times

Religions have known that getting away is good for the mind, body and spirit

08/16/22  -  Religion News Service

‘Remember the sabbath day...’: Northern Ireland’s biggest Protestant church voices worries over Sunday football as Linfield gets ready to clash with Portadown

08/12/22  -  News Letter

Sunday trading hours in South Australia to be extended

08/09/22  -  Brisbane Times

Should Banks Still Be Closed On Sundays?

08/06/22  -  Bold

ISSUES OF FAITH: Keeping Sunday as a day of rest

08/05/22  -  Peninsula Daily News

Leila Harris: God Provides Rest for Heart, Mind, Body and Soul

08/04/22  -  Ashe Post and Times

Easy like Sunday morning

08/01/22  -  Washington Daily News

Spiritual Reflections: Renewing a sense of the Sabbath

07/30/22  -  SW News Media


07/26/22  -  In The Know

The labor shortage has FedEx pulling the plug on Sunday delivery in much of rural America

07/22/22  -  Fortune

Day’s Jewelers will close on Sundays following feedback from staff, customers

07/20/22  -  WABI 5

How I Learned To Observe The Sabbath

07/20/22  -  Adventist News Network

Rosemary Goring: Are ferries' breakdowns on the Sabbath proof that God now exists?

07/20/22  -  Yahoo News

Have You Ever Heard of Sunday Houses? This Texas Tradition Goes Way Back in History

07/19/22  -  Southern Living

Sunday openings row – 100 years and still going...

07/13/22  -  The Stage

Sunday Trading Act is random and arbitrary; should be repealed

06/27/22  -  Loop Cayman News

Amendment to the Illinois One Day Rest in Seven Act Provides for Greater Penalties to Employers

06/23/22  -  JD Supra

Maine seeks to quash challenge to Sunday hunting ban

06/21/22  -  The Center Square

Johor could revert to Saturday and Sunday rest days, with Friday as half-day

06/20/22  -  Malay Mail

Restaurant Chain Fires Server Who Requested Religious Accommodation

06/17/22  -  First Liberty

Is a Six-Day Workweek Ahead of Us?

06/10/22  -  The Trumpet

'Outdated' Sunday trading laws should go - readers have their say

06/02/22  -  Lincolnshire Live

Sunday fishing ban at Naples Pier extended for a year

06/02/22  -  Naples Daily News

Royal Mail gets ready to deliver on Sundays as parcels battle heats up

05/30/22  -  Chronicle Live

A Maine Couple Is Suing the State for the Right To Hunt on Sundays

05/28/22  -  Reason

USPS doesn't have to exempt carrier who won't deliver packages on Sunday

05/25/22  -  Reuters

Maine’s New Right to Food Amendment Could End Sunday Hunting Ban

05/02/22  -  Field and Stream

Finding time for a Sabbath

05/02/22  -  The Echo

Walmart spearheads push for Sunday alcohol sales

05/02/22  -  Axios

Why Does Chick-fil-A Close on Sunday? Religious Roots Explained

05/01/22  -  Distractify

To watch a film, but never on a Sunday?

04/30/22  -  Stuff

Why Your 'Digital Shabbat' Will Fail

04/15/22  -  Wired

The reason large supermarkets including Aldi and Tesco close on Easter Sunday but open on Good Friday

04/14/22  -  Chronicle Live

Take a regular day of rest

04/12/22  -  Smart Brief

Virginia Legalizes Sunday Hunting On Public Land Starting In July

04/12/22  -  Wide Open Spaces

Massachusetts Court Rules that Day Spa Workers Are Not Entitled to Sunday Premium Pay

04/05/22  -  Fisher Phillips

Bookies' Sunday opening marks a complete transformation of social chang

03/29/22  -  The Irish News

Kyiv mayor cancels Sunday curfew

03/26/22  -  Hindustan Times

Car-free Sundays

03/18/22  -  France 24

The ‘Great Resignation’ and the spirituality of work

03/16/22  -  America: The Jesuit Review

David Jeffrey: I’d prefer to avoid Sunday games – worship is my priority

03/11/22  -  News Letter

Rest for health’s sake

03/06/22  -  The Jamaica Gleaner

Standing for the Sabbath: Oakwood Adventist forfeit game for religious observance

02/19/22  -  Yellow Hammer

Plug-In: No nostalgia – some pandemic-weary souls want to reclaim Sunday as day of rest

02/14/22  -  Get Religion

Kerala govt lifts Sunday lockdown; schools, colleges to operate till evening

02/08/22  -  India Today

Supermarkets rebrand as bus stations and book clubs to evade Sunday trading ban

02/07/22  -  Notes From Poland

Why not a Super Bowl SATURDAY?

02/07/22  -  Deseret News

Amazon Primes a Sunday Work Dilemma

02/04/22  -  Christianity Today

Need A Sabbath Accommodation? The Government Might Be Tracking You.

02/04/22  -  CBN News

Inquiry passes the buck on Mount Isa Sunday trading

01/31/22  -  The Northwest Star

No Sunday shutdown: Crowds swarm fish & meat markets again

01/31/22  -  The New Indian Express

One day every week. Do nothing.

01/25/22  -  Green Sabbath Project

A Concept in Common: Are Sunday Blue Laws Making a Comeback?

01/24/22  -  ReligiousLiberty.TV

Clydebank Town Hall to re-open for six month trial but Sunday opening still uncertain

01/24/22  -  Glasgow Live

Poland closes loophole allowing shops to evade Sunday trade ban by offering postal services

01/24/22  -  Notes From Poland

Businesses open on Sundays again; proof of vaccination in department stores starting Monday

01/23/22  -  CTV News

Buffalo History Museum closing on Sundays

01/22/22  -  Niagara Frontier Publications

Sunday continues to be lockdown in TN following Covid spread

01/21/22  -  Update News 360

Covid-19 alert: Tamil Nadu to continue with complete lockdown on Sundays

01/21/22  -  Hindustan Times

Amid record Covid-19 surge in Kerala, lockdown-like curbs on next two Sundays.

01/20/22  -  Hindustan Times

Some Notes of Caution about Reviving Blue Laws

01/18/22  -  National Review

Could Sabbath closure laws make a comeback?

01/11/22  -  Deseret News

The Post-Liberals’ Fight For The Weekend

01/11/22  -  The American Conservative

Americans need a break. Maybe blue laws can help.

01/10/22  -  The Week