Should Arizona try to block a tribal casino?

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(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted for discussion purposes only.)

Our readers panel weighs in.

No. The Tohono O’odham nation successfully capitalized on a loophole that allowed them to trade reservation land for government-owned land. As a result, the tribe acquired property near the Cardinals stadium in Glendale which is now considered tribal land. They are entitled to build a casino on any tribal lands they own, a position which has been affirmed by several court decisions. The state should stop trying to block the opening of this casino, which is a waste of our tax dollars.

Christine Schild, retired attorney, Scottsdale


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