Guess what? Violent video games will never be banned

Interesting article in The Advocate (Stamford, CT) yesterday.  Apparently, although the use of violent video games has exploded, crime itself has decreased, according to several sources.

But they will most likely never be banned because they are protected under their makers' rights to free speech.

Sadly, no link has yet been found between violence and viewing video games, The Advocate reported, quoting David J. McGuire, staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, who told the Connecticut legislature's Children's Committee, that the Supreme Court has "concluded there is little evidence of a link between violent video games and violent behavior in children, and ruled that such a tenuous correlation was not sufficient to impose a restriction on this protected medium."

Seems kind of strange to me.  What a wild, wild west this country has become.  The Constitution guarantees the right to own guns . . .and the right for video games to proliferate, no matter how violent or bloody they are.








http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/default/article/Impact-of-violent-video-games-debated-4314194.php

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