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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Republican Platform Opposes Internet Gambling

Once again, despite the GOP’s alleged commitment to freedom and liberty and all those nice sounding words, we are reminded that these freedoms rarely extend beyond those which gain the approval of social conservatives. From the just completed 2012 Republican Platform:

Making the Internet Family-Friendly

Millions of Americans suffer from problem or pathological gambling that can destroy families. We support the prohibition of gambling over the Internet and call for reversal of the Justice Department’s decision distorting the formerly accepted meaning of the Wire Act that could open the door to Internet betting. (P 32)
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