Friday, February 5, 2016

US residents petition Walmart to close on Sunday Sabbath

Two petitions posted on have made their way around Facebook, stirring up controversy on various local Facebook pages.

The petition's focus is on whether or not the new Walmart in Rexburg should be open on Sunday.

She said there were a couple of reasons she felt Walmart should close on Sunday.

“I would like to see Walmart close on Sunday. I have a couple of reasons for that. I myself don't work there,” she said. “I don't have children that work there, but I am truly concerned for our community, and the reason why is because I feel like a lot of us really value the Sabbath — Sunday being our Sabbath — and the Lord has promised great blessings of protection and prosperity for communities that honor the Sabbath.”

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