Video Games Regulation or Freedom of Speech Mutilation?

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Video Games Regulation or Freedom of Speech Mutilation?
The current debate over censorship and regulation of the movie and video game industry is a delicate yet necessary one. While no one can definitively asses or quantify the effects of pervasive violence or sexual content upon our society, clearly there is always some need for control. But where does one draw the line? Who says what is acceptable and unacceptable and how do we do this in a way that respects the current society’s sense of decency and morality while not infringing on the artist’s right to expression?
The argument that the violence seen on today’s video games is somehow significantly contributing to a rise in violent crime is over-reaching and un-based. The bulk of today’s...
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