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March 12, 2013 2:08 PM

In defense of charitable raffles

Early this month, Cindi Ross Scoppe’s column “Taking a Gamble on Charitable Gambling” was published in The State newspaper (Columbia) and then, regrettably, in The Sun News. Ironically, it was exactly three years ago that citizens were dumbfounded to hear U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi exclaim “We need to pass the bill [Obamacare] so you can find out what’s in it.” Ms. Scoppe’s misleading assertions mirror that Pelosi statement and offer a clear reminder to all that it’s important to thoroughly understand an issue before taking a position, much less arguing the case before the public. So let’s review the facts.

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