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Opinion
Editorial: Alabama Christians have lost credibility


"Despite years of denials on the part of the leadership of the Alabama Christian Coalition, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the organization used out-of-state gambling money to finance its efforts to kill gambling legislation in Alabama.

For several years now, pro-gambling forces in Alabama have accused the Alabama Christian Coalition of financing its anti-gambling efforts in the state with money from out-of-state gambling interests.

But the coalition's leaders, especially President John Giles, vehemently claimed that wasn't the case, all the while refusing to disclose the actual sources of the organization's funds."

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Editorial: Coalition denials have worn thin (The Montgomery Advertiser 5/19)

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