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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Violent video is not free speech
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John Rosemond
I believe it is vital that First Amendment rights be protected, and I further believe that doing so may sometimes require ruling in favor of speech that some group, even the majority, may perceive as having generally negative consequences. Nonetheless, I was struck momentarily speechless at learning that the Supreme Court overwhelmingly (7-2) believes that banning minors from purchasing gratuitously violent video games is unconstitutional. Justice Antonin Scalia, writing the majority opinion, says violent video games qualify for First Amendment protection.
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