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A state senator hopes to move on his measure allowing car dealers to be open on Sundays, but he’s got some staunch resistance--car dealer associations.

Senator Jim Oberweis says Illinois’ 32-year-old law mandating car dealers be closed on Sunday could come up for committee consideration in the next couple of weeks and he’s encouraging consumers to reach out to their lawmakers to show support for lifting the ban.

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Illinois is one of 15 states that regulate car sales on Sunday with a right-out ban from the practice. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission came out in support of lifting the ban saying the law limits choice for the consumer and unfairly stifles competition.

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