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Posted on 12/17/2012 9:12:44 PM PST by WilliamIII
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“Efforts have been made to shield minors from violent video games, but with what criteria can you define a person as susceptible? Susceptible to what?”
I would suggest that ALL kids are susceptible to influences both positive and negative, up to about the age of eight or nine. These would be their formative years. This will vary somewhat with their maturity of course.
However, even young recruits in the military (boot camp) are susceptible if the influence is intense enough.
> Your logic would be no different than those who call for banning guns since a few demented individuals use them to commit atrocities regardless of the fact that tens of millions of gun owners are law abiding citizens who dont run around murdering people. <
The right to keep and bear arms is enshrined in our Bill of Rights.
The “right” to video games? Not so much.
(And I am not necessarily calling to ban the genre, just pointing out that banning a form of amusement is in no way equal to gutting the 2nd Amendment.)
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