When the Illinois General Assembly was first debating legalizing casinos in 1992, Methodist Bishop R. Sheldon Duecker led the fight against them.
In Minnesota in 2005, Bishop Sally Dyck took to the airwaves in paid ads to oppose a state-run casino in the Twin Cities. She warned of “hidden costs.”
And in Crystal Lake the announcement you see above appeared in the weekend bulletins and in the bi-weekly newsletter.
It tells of the public hearing in the administrative center north of the McHenry County Jail on Wednesday, October 7th.