TITLE

Illinois law would ban access to violent video games

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Mothering;Mar/Apr2005, Issue 129, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs about the legislation in the Illinois state, banning access to the violent video games. On December 16, Governor Rod Blagojevich proposed legislation that would make Illinois the first state in the nation to ban the distribution, sale, rental, and availability of violent and sexually explicit video games The legislation would restrict children's access to games that teach them to kill and commit other crimes, including sexual abuse. The governor also launched a Website where parents can find information about the impact of violent games on children's behavior and exchange warnings about video games inappropriate for children.
ACCESSION #
16829657

 

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