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New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Ban Games With Mature Content From Public Places

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Following on the heels of Connecticut state senator Toni Harp's bill to ban arcade games utilizing fake guns, comes this bit of amazingly bad (and of course, broadly written) proposed legislation seeking to "ban Mature-rated games in public places." Ostensibly, the proposed bill is aimed at arcades, whether standalone...
New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Ban Games With Mature Content From Public Places

Venezuela Bans Hostile Videogames and Toys

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An anonymous reader writes "In an effort to 'help improve child education and prevent misconduct,' the Venezuelan government began enforcing a law on March 3rd banning war videogames and toys, imposing a fine and 2.5 years in prison on the production, distribution, sale, hiring and use of video games and...
Venezuela Bans Hostile Videogames and Toys

Warning: Consumer Video Game Warnings Are Inappropriate for Congress

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Would it help you when reading the ratings for a video game as determined by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board, to read a warning that states violent video games have been linked to violent behavior? Would it help you if that warning appeared on all ratings for nearly all games,...
Warning: Consumer Video Game Warnings Are Inappropriate for Congress
Obama: 'Congress should fund research into the effects violent video games have on young minds'
Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Violent Behavior?

Poll: 58 percent of adults blame games for violent behavior

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Nearly three in five American adults think games contribute to violent tendencies in teens, Harris Poll finds; 38 percent know nothing about ESRB. [Read more]...
Poll: 58 percent of adults blame games for violent behavior
New Zealand cops feared Kim Dotcom's belly of mass destruction

Retired Lt. Col.: Violent Media Has Bred A Generation Of Killers

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I can understand why someone who watches the news on a daily basis might shake their head in dismay. I get how it must feel necessary to put the blame for tragedies like Sandy Hook somewhere, anywhere, even if the eventual target of ire is misplaced. There's probably a...
Retired Lt. Col.: Violent Media Has Bred A Generation Of Killers
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