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Beer brawl continues to brew

Author: Jennifer Kerns - April 18, 2016 - Updated: April 12, 2016

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An initiative is headed to the November ballot to modernize Colorado's liquor licensing/alcohol industry and to allow grocery stores and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer and wine. If passed, the measure would end Colorado's 83-year rule that allows only 3.2 percent alcohol to be sold at such stores. Proponents of the initiative say that Coloradans should have the ability to purchase beverages of their choice at their local markets but they are currently not permitted to do so.

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Jennifer Kerns

Jennifer Kerns

Jennifer Kerns is an executive editor at The Colorado Statesman. She is an accomplished conservative political writer and contributor to several national publications including The Blaze, The Washington Times, and The Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal. She also served as the communications director and spokeswoman for the 2013 Colorado recall elections to defend Coloradans' Second Amendment rights.