The Campaign For DA

7.11.2006

This Is Just Dumb

"The House passed legislation Tuesday that would prevent gamblers from using credit cards to bet online and could block access to gambling Web sites. "The legislation would clarify and update current law to spell out that most gambling is illegal online. But there would be exceptions — for state-run lotteries and horse racing — and passage isn't a safe bet in the Senate, where Republican leaders have not considered the measure a high priority." (more) It's our money. We earned it. We should be able to do with it whatever we so desire. And it is no business of government to tell us otherwise.