Gambling - articles

Letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee re: Internet Gambling

By Staff - Oct 3, 2012

On Oct. 2, the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission sent a letter to Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), chairman emeritus of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, expressing dismay concerning his part in ongoing efforts to weaken laws prohibihiting Internet gambling, particularly by legalizing online poker gambling, as the end of the 112th Congress nears. more »

Topic: Family, Addictions, Gambling, Citizenship, Legislation,

Gambling and the Internet

By Barrett Duke - May 4, 2012

In 2006, the ERLC was part of a broad coalition that helped pass the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. This law was deemed so powerful that many Internet gambling companies saw their stock values plunge almost immediately after the bill was signed into law. more »

Topic: Family, Addictions, Gambling,