Posts Categorized: Gambling

Today is Primary Election Day – see this before you vote

May 14, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, First Amendment, Free Speech, Gambling, Life, marriage, Parental rights, Politics, Privacy rights, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Voting | Tags: , , , ,

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We’re glad you’ve come to our 2018 Primary Voter’s Guide to find out more about the candidates appearing on your ballot. By doing so, you are demonstrating … Read more

PA Family Council Contacts Every Municipality on Casino Opt-Out; Over 1,000 Exercise the Option

January 10, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in Gambling | Tags:

Communities across Pennsylvania proving Governor Wolf, state legislature should never have looked to gambling as a “solution” to budget shortfall

Included in the massive, 939-page gambling expansion bill hastily passed in early November by the General Assembly and signed by … Read more

Over 400 Municipalities Opting Out of Casino Expansion

December 12, 2017 | 3 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

(Update: Click here for the PA Gaming Control Board’s current list of opt-outs)

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board now reports a total of 404 municipalities that have passed a resolution exercising the opt-out option in the 939-page gambling expansion legislation … Read more

Already 137 Municipalities Say No to Casinos

November 28, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

As of November 27, there are already 137 municipalities that have said no to a casino in their community – exercising the opt out option in the 939-page gambling expansion legislation recently passed within 24 hours by the Pennsylvania General … Read more

[URGENT] One Item Needed to Stop a Casino from Coming Next Door

November 3, 2017 | 3 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , , , ,

Unprecedented Gambling Expansion Bill Becomes Law  TAKE ACTION: A time-sensitive response is needed to stop a casino from being built in your neighborhood.

Sadly, it’s official: Governor Wolf signed into law one of the largest expansions of gambling that any … Read more

“Terrible Fiscal Policy” – Gov. Wolf signs Massive Gambling Bill

October 31, 2017 | 5 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

How did your State Senator and State Representative vote? See roll call below.

It started as a simple bill to create 1-800-GAMBLER as the one number in PA to call for gambling help. It’s now a law adding more casinos … Read more

PA General Assembly has a gambling problem, Gov. Wolf should veto HB271

October 27, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania Family Council asks Governor Wolf to veto HB 271, the 939-page harmful bill that passed both chambers in less than 24 hours

HARRISBURG, PA – What began as a six-page bill intended to set up a phone number to … Read more

PA is #1 on this harmful list – and lawmakers want to make it worse.

July 3, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

FACT: Pennsylvania already takes more money from citizens through casino gambling than any other state – even Nevada, with its Mecca, Las Vegas.

There, at least, a substantial percentage of the money-losers at casinos traveled there for that purpose. It’s … Read more

PA is one-vote away from putting children at risk, bringing gambling to every household

May 30, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags:

As technology brings positive advances, it also creates new problems for old vices such as gambling. Pennsylvania’s HB 271 is a poor response to the impulsive pull of online gambling, fantasy sports games betting, and online lottery tickets.

On June … Read more

PA state officials consider legalizing “crack cocaine of gambling”

May 15, 2017 | 2 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

State officials in Harrisburg are considering the addition of state-sponsored video gambling in local businesses throughout Pennsylvania, either as part of the budget process or in a yet-to-be introduced Senate bill.

Here are 11 reasons why this is a bad … Read more