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Senator: Games - `Simulators` to Practice Violence

Guess who it is before you open the link! The whole story in the credits link below.

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Senator: Games - `Simulators` to Practice Violence. Guess who it is before you open the link! The whole story in the credits link below.
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5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26157 Posts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:14:01 PM
She's a freakin` idiot

I`m GLAD you`ve come to your senses @SmagBoy!
At least temporarily!

Canadians do. Japanese play MUCH MORE SICK AND TWISTED GAMES ZOMG!!! Oh believe me! They do!

German games are "controlled" by their government... so no. They get the "censored" version of many games...

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13518 Posts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:11:57 AM
Just another thing to place blame on because she can't understand personal responsability. These are not the people you want making laws.

An-egg
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 870 Posts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 8:58:51 AM
@OldOllie

Your comment got me thinking that video games were probably protected under the First Amendment:

http://tinyurl.com/44lcj8t

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 12564 Posts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 7:37:09 AM
Military and police training and service is a much more potent training ground for violence in civilian life.

SmagBoy1
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4243 Posts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:33:14 AM
Okay, so, as a liberal, one might think I'd jump to her side here and support her in this quackery. Nope. She`s a freakin` idiot and I wish people would just stick with facts in the discussion (there are plenty of them). She does the conversation a great disservice by spouting pseudo-science BS when there`s plenty of actual statistical data out there to discuss regarding gun violence. And none of it shows any causal link between violent video games and gun violence--which, if the good Senator would think about it, would be inherently obvious. I mean, don`t Canadians play the same video games we do? Don`t the Japanese? The Germans? Etc.? What a shame she undermining any legitimacy that could be brought to the conversation.

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