Should Violent Video Games Be Banned?
The Supreme Court heard arguments on November 2 about a California law restricting the sale of violent video games to children.
The case, Entertainment Merchants Association v. Schwarzenegger, is a battle between the Golden State and the video game industry. The former wants to keep violent games out of the hands of children, the latter prefers self-regulation.
Many believe that the Supreme Court should overturn the ban, which would fine retailers who sell games that feature "graphic violence" up to $1,000 for each title sold. Some justices were sympathetic to parental concerns about the effect of such games on the minds of impressionable youngsters, according to the AP, while others expressed concern about violating the spirit of the First Amendment.
What do you think? Should violent video games be banned?
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