Minnesota’s bishops also joined a coalition of faith leaders from Minnesota’s Jewish, Muslim and Protestant communities to express opposition to the legalization of commercial sports gambling.
Inside the Capitol: Bishops meet with state leaders to advocate for families, the poor
Inside the Capitol: Legalizing sports wagers — entertainment or enslavement?
Legalizing sports betting, already a prominent topic of legislative discussion, has been pushed to the front of the 2022 session chatter, with both Republicans and Democrats signaling their support.
Inside the Capitol: The state fair poll results are in
Of the questions covered by the survey, the Minnesota Catholic Conference has been involved in four: promoting school choice, opposing the recreational marijuana industry, opposing sports gambling, and ensuring everyone living in Minnesota is licensed to drive.
Sports gambling: Leave the money on the table
In the coming weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court may loosen federal restrictions on sports gambling. As a result, many states have proactively drafted bills that would create regulated sports gambling industries at the state level — Minnesota included.