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    Violent Video Games are Protected by Free Speech

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    http://chris.pirillo.com/the-supreme-court-rules-video-games-protected-by-free-speech/ A California law that would prohibit the sale of "violent" video games to minors has been struck down by the Supreme court (7-2), after being deemed an unconstitutional violation of free speech. This ruling came after strong arguments from both side were weighed and considered.

    Humans have been violent for as long as they have been around, dating back to centuries (and possibly much longer) before recorded history. Violence, while not a good thing, has been a part of human culture since the beginning, and it would be short-sighted to place the blame of any and all acts of violence by youth on pixels.

    What do you think? Do video games cause violence?

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