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RadioWest is carried live around the country, but we're proud to call Utah home. We regularly look news and stories that are happening right here along the Wasatch Front and in the Intermountain West.

Liquor, Morality and Public Policy

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Utah has a reputation for some of the strictest liquor laws in the country and the Utah Hospitality Association says the LDS Church directly influences lawmakers on these issues. As part of their effort to overturn a recent law, the group is suing to keep state legislators from considering Church opinion when creating alcohol regulations. Monday, we're talking about Utah liquor laws and about what role morality and religion play in creating public policy.