The group Driving Arkansas Forward has unveiled a new ad asking people to sign its petition to put a casino measure on the ballot.
The proposed constitutional amendment would authorize casinos in four Arkansas counties. The group reportedly is working with the Quapaw Tribe that operates casinos in Oklahoma.
Casino gambling is linked to homelessness, domestic violence, divorce, and bankruptcy. It’s a blight on the community. Whatever money the state gains in tax revenue from casinos is spent trying to repair all the damage gambling does.
Arkansas already has enough problems from gambling. We don’t need any more.
You can see the pro-casino ad below.
Jerry is the founder and president of Family Council. He began Family Council in 1989 after a successful effort to amend the Arkansas Constitution to prevent the use of public funds for abortions. He and his wife reside in Little Rock. They have four sons.