Even yet in the best of times, the idea of allowing casino that is large in Massachusetts had been a controversial one. Still, the residents associated with the state seemed to support the idea generally at minimum until recently. Now, a poll that is new shown just how far support for the casino law has fallen.
Anti-casino sentiment is growing throughout Massachusetts. (Image: AP)
Based on a poll released this by Suffolk University and the Boston Herald, only 37 percent of Massachusetts voters now support having casinos in the state, while 47 percent oppose the idea (15 percent were undecided) week. That’s a huge shakeup in the state’s opinion of expanded gambling: as recently as February, 51 % of voters said that they were and only the brand new casinos.
Potential Repeal Vote Looms
That view could easily change later this year if the general public’s opinion of the casino law wasn’t considered particularly important in the past. Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court is currently debating whether a measure to repeal the casino law ought to be allowed on a statewide ballot in November, while the new numbers suggest that voters might kick the casinos from the state if provided the opportunity.
‘It appears as if you’ve possessed a shift that is major opinion while the reality of casinos and the regressive nature of what goes on with the placement of gambling enterprises in Massachusetts in addition with a of this soci (suite…)