One group that wants to end the ban made its case to legislators in a recent op-ed in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, a Washington, D.C.-based group that says it represents many of the nation’s leading liquor manufacturers, says Georgia can add millions of dollars to its coffers from the sales taxes it would collect from people buying alcohol on Sundays.
"Georgia stands to generate $3.4 [million] to $4.8 million in additional state tax revenues per year simply by repealing this outmoded ban," wrote the group’s vice president, Ben Jenkins.
Those numbers only deal with liquor sales only and doesn't take in account the addtional amount of beer and wine sales. So those numbers could be much higher.
I think it is time for Georgia to get with the program. There are currently 14 states that have a Sunday Sales ban; it is time for Georgia to get off that list. Please let me know if you agree with me or not. I would love to hear some feedback on this one.