KJ asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 8 years ago

Why did Romney disrespect his Mormon religion and the state of Iowa with that 10k bet?

its against the Mormon Religion to make bets and gamble and also against the law in Iowa.

owa gambling law:

725.7 Gaming and betting -- penalty.

1. Except as permitted in chapters 99B [bingo] and 99D [racetrack­s], a person shall not do any of the following:

a. Participat­e in a game for any sum of money or other property of any value.

b. Make any bet.

c. For a fee, directly or indirectly­, give or accept anything of value to be wagered or to be transmitte­d or delivered for a wager to be placed within or without the state of Iowa.

d. For a fee, deliver anything of value which has been received outside the enclosure of a racetrack licensed under chapter 99D to be placed as wagers in the pari-mutue­l pool or other authorized systems of wagering.

e. Engage in bookmaking­.

13 Answers

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
    Best Answer

    He is a Republican and has no respect for the law. It is a shame that he talks of bet when many Americans are struggling. Shame on the party of war. destruction and gambling.

  • 8 years ago

    Maybe he doesnt have Iowa state law memorized. Or maybe it was a figure of speech. Ive bet people a million dollars on stuff before, and I think we all know Im not good for it.

  • karmen
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    whilst Joseph Smith mentioned species he meant race, interior the nineteenth century that wasn't the worst element a white guy can think of of a black person. The bible belt south owned blacks as slaves. He even mentioned placed them on a nationwide equalization with each and every person else...very few white adult men ought to declare that and not be tarred and feathered or killed. As for God the daddy having a physique of Flesh and Bones sure we've faith that yet we don't say he ever sinned? record source for that please. he's an exalted guy with flesh and bones yet no LDS chief mentioned God sinned.. As for Jesus and Lucifer are actually not actual brothers you twist issues lower back, devil will in no way have a actual physique. They have been as quickly as spirit brothers merely such as you and me. all of us are infants of our Heavenly Father. yet Lucifer rebelled and became into kicked out of heaven and banished from God. give up throwing bigoted, ignorant, doctrine twisting statements lower back. you will convert and LDS on your faith. It would not have the spirit with it.

  • 8 years ago

    People have been showing ads that lie about his stance. Perry is guilty of that too. To Romney, it isn't a gamble. He knows his stance. It was the most forceful way he could think of to get his point across.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Because he's a privileged rich guy completely out of touch with reality, yet he actually wants to become our president? Enough said.

    I hope he keeps speaking. He's his own worst nightmare. Bar none. Even Fox media couldn't have made that piece of theatre up. God does say you shall know them by their fruits. Fermenting.

  • 8 years ago

    Better not buy insurance or trade securities in Iowa either. Fwiw, he only offered the bet, he did not make a bet as it would have to be accepted by another party in order for there to be a bet.

  • 8 years ago

    GOP politicians pay little attention to the tenets of their religions, except to benefit from them politically.

    And the wealthy have ALWAYS thought themselves to be above the law.

  • 8 years ago

    It's called speaking in hyperbole. People do it all the time.

    Source(s): LDS
  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Why ? He is fool of shat and do not care of any beady only $$$$$$ to hem self just check his money making records.

  • 8 years ago

    So, this means you want a President who mixes Religion with Politics. Then, you shouldn't complain.

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