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October 4, 1999
Support for Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman's proposed state lottery to benefit education, which goes before voters next week, has declined according to a poll. A survey of 810 registered Alabama voters taken last week found that 51% supported the lottery compared with 61% in August.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 1999
It is so good to hear that the people of Alabama have enough common sense to reject the lottery (Oct. 13). For a government to get into gambling is unconscionable no matter what pretty pictures they paint. Just look at the social cost of gambling that we all have to pay. Since the states are so happy to sue the tobacco industry for the damage it inflicts on people, despite warnings, maybe the states should sue the gambling industry for the ill it has brought upon the people without warning.
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October 12, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Ministers opposed to a referendum allowing a state lottery held a 24-hour prayer vigil outside the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., warning that gambling goes against God's will and would hurt the poor. "Father, I pray that the answer be clear in the hearts and minds of the people of Alabama . . . that they will see that gambling in any form is violation of your word," said Republican state Sen. Albert Lipscomb. Gov.
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October 12, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Ministers opposed to a referendum allowing a state lottery held a 24-hour prayer vigil outside the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., warning that gambling goes against God's will and would hurt the poor. "Father, I pray that the answer be clear in the hearts and minds of the people of Alabama . . . that they will see that gambling in any form is violation of your word," said Republican state Sen. Albert Lipscomb. Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 1999
It is so good to hear that the people of Alabama have enough common sense to reject the lottery (Oct. 13). For a government to get into gambling is unconscionable no matter what pretty pictures they paint. Just look at the social cost of gambling that we all have to pay. Since the states are so happy to sue the tobacco industry for the damage it inflicts on people, despite warnings, maybe the states should sue the gambling industry for the ill it has brought upon the people without warning.
NEWS
October 4, 1999
Support for Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman's proposed state lottery to benefit education, which goes before voters next week, has declined according to a poll. A survey of 810 registered Alabama voters taken last week found that 51% supported the lottery compared with 61% in August.
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