Auto sales are banned in Illinois on Sundays.

Say no to auto sales on Sundays

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Illinois bans the sale of automobiles on Sundays, but State Sen. Jim Oberweis feels that opening dealerships on Sunday would be good for business and the consumer. I highly disagree. As an employee of an auto dealership, I know it is essential to have at least one day off a week. And banks are not open on Sundays, which is required to get loans for customers. We are open 69 hours every week, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday, and from 9 to 6 on Saturday. If that is not enough time for somebody to get in and buy a car, they are not trying hard enough. This will only hurt sales, adding to a dealership’s expenses and burning out employees. Please make sure the Senate Bills 1706, 1780 and 1835 do not pass.

Richard Tryce, Near West Side

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