Religious groups oppose Alabama gambling expansion

BuddyAs the horrific scenes from earthquake-ravaged Haiti emerged, televangelist Pat Robertson couldn’t help but chime in with his cheery assessment that God was punishing the island for making a ‘pact to the devil’ a couple centuries ago (to free themselves from their French colonial masters). With similar godlike clarity, religious groups in Alabama have denounced the state’s proposed gambling expansion as ‘evil’ and don’t think the good citizens should be allowed to participate in a referendum on the issue. Read more.