In an attempt to avoid a "Black Thursday," one NJ legislator is tossing around the idea of a ban on businesses being open before 9 p.m.

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As an increasing number of stores open earlier on Thanksgiving Day, the NJ Legislator believes that it has become the responsibility of our state government to "keep families home."

Dennis and Judi both agree that doing this would hamper the free market and businesses should be allowed to decided for themselves whether or not to stay open or not. With such a high unemployment rate, aren't there plenty of people that would love the opportunity to work, even if it is on Thanksgiving?

What about the workers that enjoy getting holiday pay for Thanksgiving? Creating a law would take that option away from them.

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