Court strikes down California video game law

From MSNBC: A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a California law that sought to ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 2005 law violates minors' rights under the Constitution's First and 14th amendments. The three-judge panel's unanimous ruling upholds an earlier ruling in U.S. District Court.

The law would have prohibited the sale or rental of violent games to anyone under 18. It also would have created strict labeling requirements for video game manufacturers

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Tony P3586d ago


Why is it games get treated like the smelly end of entertainment? Kids can experience violent films, violent TV, violent books, violent music, but suddenly for games we need state legislature? Bull.