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May 6, 2014

Libertarian CEI Knocks GOP Internet Gambling Bills

The Competitive Enterprise Institute, which yesterday said it sued the White House’s science office, today is attacking Republican legislation that would revive a ban on online gambling. In a report titled “Republicans’ Bad Bet,” the libertarian CEI says House and Senate bills by Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., respectively, would have a number of negative effects. “Not only does this heavy-handed proposal trample on state and individuals’ rights to make such decisions, it will utterly fail to stop Americans from gambling online,” pushing them into foreign-owned sites instead, the report says.

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