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11 states stand with California against violent game sales

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The author of a California law that bans the sale or rental of violent video games to minors today announced that 11 other states have filed friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the measure.

The law, which was passed in 2005 but has so far been prevented from taking effect, would fine retailers up to $1,000 for each instance in which they sell such titles to anyone younger than 18 and created strict labeling requirements for game manufacturers. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it unconstitutional on free speech grounds, and the U.S. Supreme Court announced in April it would take up the issue.

The video game industry is basing its case on the contention that the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of expression applies equally to children.

Source: GameSpot


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