GEORGIA: Bone Wet

To 'leggers on Georgia's swampy southern coast, to moonshiners in Georgia's remote northern hills, and to thousands of dry and pious Georgia fundamentalists last week came discouraging news from Atlanta. A measure to repeal Georgia's 23-year-old State prohibition law, which has been openly violated in urban localities since Repeal but has stubbornly withstood two referendums initiated by Wets, passed the State Legislature's lower house after a stormy session by 105 votes to 85, squeaked through the Senate 27 votes to 22. Henceforth, Georgia's counties may permit package sales (limited to two quarts a day per person) and liquor manufacture...

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