While Tennessee has not yet legalized casino gambling, Tennesseans do have easy access to casino gambling. As mentioned, Tennessee is uniquely situated in the mid-south. In fact, eight different states (Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri) share a border with Tennessee. Three of those states (North Carolina, Mississippi, and Missouri) already have legalized tribal or commercial gambling. According to the American Gaming Association’s 2012 Edition of the State of the States: The AGA Survey of Casino Entertainment, Tunica (Mississippi) was the ninth largest casino market for the calendar year 2011. … [Read more...] about Dollars In, Dollars Out: Does it Make “Cents” for Tennessee to Further Legalize Gambling in the State?
Smt. Anandiben Patel, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat will inaugurate the Auditorium –AURA at Gujarat National Law University on October 5, 2015. The inauguration function also accompanied by the Distinguished Public Lecture by Mr Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Bangladesh on the subject of “Contribution of Bangladesh Judiciary in Strengthening Rule of Law and Democracy” . … [Read more...] about Gujarat Chief Minister to inaugurate GNLU Auditorium ‘AURA’
Critics have derided gun shows for the sales between private dealers that take place at them — the so-called “gun show loophole” that allows buyers to avoid background checks. But the shows at the auditorium require the checks and a waiting period. Local governments are banned under state law from enacting gun control ordinances, but the state constitution allows counties to require criminal history checks and a three- to five-day waiting period for sales of any firearms in the county. … [Read more...] about Should Fort Lauderdale end gun shows at the War Memorial Auditorium?
Prior to the city’s decision last night, we asked readers to give their opinion on whether the gun shows should remain at the city-owned War Memorial Auditorium. There began a lively discussion on Facebook, with nine commenters in favor of ending the shows and 13 saying they should stay. One commenter also asked whether background checks are conducted at the shows, and another referenced Harvey Weinstein. … [Read more...] about As readers weigh in on gun shows at War Memorial Auditorium, Broward County may take state to court
Tickets are available through O’Rourke’s campaign website, where an invite to the free event starts like this: “If we're going to win and elect Beto to the Senate, we need Texans to vote for him! And what’s more Texan than Willie Nelson? (Nothing!)” … [Read more...] about Willie Nelson throws benefit concert for Beto O’Rourke’s campaign