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Old 02-13-2011, 06:43 PM   #1
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Living in a state where homebrewing is legal is something many of us take for granted. After reading another post on the board, I got to wondering in what states brewing is illegal. I know laws have been changing in recent years. Does anyone have a definitive list as of 2010? Just curious.
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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Yes. Mississippi and Alabama are the only 2 where its illegal. Utah received rights 2 years ago and Oklahoma was last year I believe. The motion was up again in a bill in the alabama house and it was shot down
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:10 PM   #3
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The "powers that be" that shot down the argument for homebrewing probably use a very asinine and/or archaic reason for their negative view of this wonderful pursuit. I imagine it is akin to the downright silly argument against MMA being legal in NY state! (the naysayer is a boxing fan and feels MMA has no place in a civilized society, per a report on cagepotato.com)

 
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:04 PM   #4
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The "powers that be" that shot down the argument for homebrewing probably use a very asinine and/or archaic reason for their negative view of this wonderful pursuit. I imagine it is akin to the downright silly argument against MMA being legal in NY state! (the naysayer is a boxing fan and feels MMA has no place in a civilized society, per a report on cagepotato.com)
Just like the asinine and/or archaic arguments against a relative of our good friend the hop.

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Old 02-13-2011, 08:14 PM   #5
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Just like the asinine and/or archaic arguments against a relative of our good friend the hop.
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:06 PM   #6
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If you live in a state where X is illegal, your choices are:

1. Move out of the state.

2. Get legislation started to change X.

3. Start making molotov cocktails and setting up barricades.
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Old 02-14-2011, 04:29 AM   #7
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Laws are just guidelines.

 
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Old 02-14-2011, 04:34 AM   #8
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Like anyone would need a reason to leave Mississippi or Alabama.
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Old 02-14-2011, 05:11 AM   #9
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Laws are just guidelines.
Maybe in your mind that's how it works.

But the reality is, they are in fact laws. And if the law enforcement officer that arrests you for going outside the "guidelines" doesn't understand this, I'm sure you can explain it to the judge, as to exactly how these guidelines work.

That should work out really well.

 
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Maybe in your mind that's how it works.

But the reality is, they are in fact laws. And if the law enforcement officer that arrests you for going outside the "guidelines" doesn't understand this, I'm sure you can explain it to the judge, as to exactly how these guidelines work.

That should work out really well.
Wow!

Just offer the dude a nice cold homebrew and you are cool.

Seriously though. My area of my state does not allow alcohol sales on Sunday...so I was wondering...can I buy a beer kit?
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