Monthly Archives: December 2010

Judge Says Betting on Dead Horses Okay

A Kentucky judge pushed the state farther down the path to allowing slot machines at racetracks Dec. 28 when he ruled that slot machine-like electronic games that have gamblers betting on “old” horse races can be considered to be parimutuel betting. Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate, in an opinion sought by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission […]

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Churches Invited to ‘Stand’ for Life

January 16 is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on the Southern Baptist Convention calendar and churches are encouraged to use this day as an opportunity to help educate their congregations about this important topic. Help is available through an initiative called “The Invitation Stands.” This initiative seeks to build closer relationships between SBC churches and […]

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Appeals Court Hears ‘Gay Marriage’ Case

Baptist Press is reporting that a panel for the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Monday in a high-profile case that could lead to all 50 states being forced to recognize “gay marriage.” At issue is California Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment passed by voters of that state in 2008 that defines […]

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