The Church Makes a Last Ditch Effort to Save Society's Moral Fabric and Stop the Casino Bill

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The Church Makes a Last Ditch Effort to Save Society’s Moral Fabric and Stop the Casino Bill. Gov. Deval Patrick has already indicated that he will almost certainly sign the bill before Thanksgiving, but this did not stop the Massachusetts Catholic Conference from writing to the Governor on Friday, asking him to veto the measure. It’s not the actual gambling that offends the church, according to the Catholic Conference’s spokesman, James Driscoll — they’re just fine with Bingo fundraisers, for example — it’s the boozy, glitzy, predatory casinos with all their empty promises of happiness that they have a problem with. [Enterprise News]

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