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Video game bans?! Seriously?! And I thought having a rating system was bad. Just because you're not 18 doesn't mean you can't play games. Hell, I've seen so much worse then what's in video games. You should be able to play whatever you want regardless of age. Now, I don't live in California, but if this law passes, guess where it's going to go next. The other states! Plus, video games are a form of free speech, thus banning them is unconstitutional, but who really follows that anymore? Also I could see how people could restrict games like Pokemon and Harvest Moon from kids just because Pokemon has fighting creatures and Harvest Moon has a little bit of alcohol. But really, why?!? A video game ban? America, you just get stupider by the minute.

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citation needed.

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Fire Elf Wrote:citation needed.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100427/tc_n...eogames_10

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DragonDusk Wrote:http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100427/tc_n...eogames_10

That's really fucked up. Besides, it's not gonna stop them from playing the games. They have several options: go to a friend's house who has the game, piracy, get someone else to buy it, etc. I'm still wondering why they are trying to pass laws like this.

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It's not illegal yet? Well, it's better than what I first though, I guess.

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Parents are the only people who should be allowed to enforce these age bans. Fucking bullshit. My dad recoils from violent scenes in movies while I watch without flinching.
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I saw this bullshit. Fucking morons. I'm getting so tired of this "Politically correct" bullshit and doing what's best "for the children" people are so fucking naive
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My thoughts exactly, all this "protect the children" bullshit is retarded. It's not helping the kids, in fact it's just asking for piracy and other stuff like that.

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I almost drew blood biting my lip in an effort not to rage. Fuck you, California.

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Quote:In appealing to the Supreme Court, the state argued the free-speech guarantees of the First Amendment do not bar a state from prohibiting the sale of violent video games to minors under 18.

Quote:Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

I don't see anything in the first amendment of the constitution that says anything about "not baring us from prohibiting video games to adults, certain races, ages, or anything else" either but we don't do that.

Quote:The state also argued that the appeals court was wrong to require it to show a direct link between violent video games and physical and psychological harm to minors.
What? Scared to back your shit up?

Quote:The appeal argued that violent material in video games should be subject to the same legal standard the courts have used to prohibit the sale of sexually explicit material to minors

Since porn is the same thing as video games. Noo

Quote:Michael Gallagher, president and chief executive of the Entertainment Software Association, which represents U.S. computer and video game publishers, said the group looks forward to presenting its arguments and defending the industry's works.
"Courts throughout the country have ruled consistently that content-based regulation of computer and video games is unconstitutional. Research shows that the public agrees; video games should be provided the same protections as books, movies and music," he said.

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thought criminal Wrote:I saw this bullshit. Fucking morons. I'm getting so tired of this "Politically correct" bullshit and doing what's best "for the children" people are so fucking naive

This right fucking here most of all.

Only reason I could put anarchy before any of the other beliefs is for the simple fact that there is no more of this bullshit.

I remember I was arguing with some stupid bitch and she told me "Society doesn't like taking care of you, you have to take care of yourself!"

And I told her "Well it sure as fuck tries to tell me what to do and whats wrong to think."

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And I fucking had to end up here... it really does suck.

They ain't gonna stop us from getting the games, piracy rates will go up.

Wait, will that make it a crime to just have a "violent" video game?

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Lunatic Wrote:And I fucking had to end up here... it really does suck.

They ain't gonna stop us from getting the games, piracy rates will go up.

Wait, will that make it a crime to just have a "violent" video game?

Yep, I'm sure that will happen. The laws people make are getting stupider and stupider.

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