Other places to visit
CAGNY: Coalition Against Gambling in New York State. This is a highly effective organization with great outreach and citizen involvement. It is winning the battle against deep-pocketed developers.
The Compact between the Seneca Nation and New York State:
Complete Text (in .PDF format |
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Buffalo Alternative Press, Online: Incisive reporting and analysis
on the casino issue.
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
Casinowatch.org: Missouri-based. Interesting and good presentation. Has some useful source material for talking points, especially re. the human issue.
STOP THE CASINO 101 COALITION (STC101):
A non-sectarian, multi-cultural group founded in in August, 2003, by Rohnert Park, CA minister Pastor Chip Worthington, to oppose the construction of a massive, 790,000 square foot Las Vegas-style urban casino on the outskirts of town.
Stopthecasinos: Our friends in Pennsylvania. More info to come.
Granite State Coalition: Fresh ideas and up-to-date information.
Niagara Frontier Chapter of Upstate Citizens for
Equality "(UCE) is a growing, not-for-profit corporation
composed of concerned citizens that stand against discrimination, and
supports the continuation of free enterprise and equality in our
8/1/03 Statement by Bishop Henry J. Mansell of Buffalo opposing
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( http://www.buffalodiocese.org/Chancery/fhjm20030801.htm )
July, 2001 Statement by Bishop Henry J. Mansell of Buffalo opposing casinos
- Articles by Bruce
Jackson and others in the Buffalo Report -
very absorbing analyses of the gambling
problem that confronts us.
- The Atlantic
City gambling experience - This article by Marla K. Nelson can provide some insight
into what can be expected when the high-stakes gambling industry moves
- National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling
- This is an excellent site with plenty of important information and research
- The 1999 NORC REPORT to the National Gambling Impact
Study Commission - Thoughtful, well documented
- The Final Report of the National Gambling Impact
Study Commission (NGISC) - Note: this report is in .PDF format
Michael "Mickey" Brown
- A biographical sketch provided by the Niagara Falls Reporter, prior
to the opening of the Seneca Niagara Casino.(Note: this copy resides on