Wa. Ban On Violent Videogame Sale To Minors Voided

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A federal judge has struck down Washington state's ban on selling violent video games to minors as an unconstitutional violation of free speech, reports the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. A trade association that had challenged the ban welcomed the ruling and said it would work to make sure parents have enough information to make informed decisions about the games' suitability for children. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik said the Violent Video Game law, which has been on the books since May 2003 but has never been enforced, violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The law . . .

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