Supreme Court overturns video game ban for minors

Big news today for the video game world as the Supreme Court has overturned California’s ban on the sale or rental of video games deemed “violent” to minors. Although the ban never actually took place, the Supreme Court upheld a decision in Sacramento which ruled the law violated First Amendment rights for minors. The 7-to-2 decision referenced the protection of books, plays and movies which Justice Scalia wrote “confer First Amendment protection.”

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