Church attendance may be in free fall in the United Kingdom. But longer shopping sprees at big box stores won't be filling those hours.
British evangelicals are praising the UK’s decision to preserve limits on Sunday shopping.
Smaller stores—those that are 3,000 square feet or less—can be open all day.
The Evangelical Alliance UK supported the limits, noting that “local shops will continue to be protected against large chains and workers will have the freedom to have a set day off.”
The reason wasn’t a strict interpretation of the Fourth Commandment on remembering the Sabbath.
“This is a victory for family life,” stated Dave Landrum, director of advocacy. The EAUK, which asked its constituents to contact their local member of parliament (MP) before ...1