EA.com Editor-in-Chief Jeff Green took to his corporate blog to write about why gamers should care about Schwarzenegger v. EMA.
"If Schwarzenegger really believed in the underlying message of the law with his name on it---that it should be illegal to sell or rent material deemed excessively violent for kids---then he should take the first step and make it illegal for kids to see "The Expendables." Until then, this is all nothing but hypocrisy of the highest order." How can Arnold condemn violent video-games in an age of over the top, grisly action films - one of the most recent of which starring Gov. Schwarz himself? I live in Canada, but this type of legislation would affect anyone, anywhere regardless of their geographical location. The whole thing is so backwards that I don't think it will fly regardless, but you never know.
america is literally going backwards. i'm only 32 but i've literally watched it happen my entire life. we have allowed everything to happen that we supposedly always fought against, all in the name of "the children" and the illusion of safety. freedom of speech my ass. try putting a show like all in the family on network tv in 2010. try putting somebody like howard stern or opie&anthony on the fm dial these days. try telling a joke with racial overtones. mel gibson has shown us that youre not even entitled to freedom of speech in private conversation.
Say that to Arnold Schwarzenegger's face, I dare ya! :D
Politicians get votes from parents for trying to ban and censor video games from everyone.
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