The personal is political. Narratives from major Supreme Court decisions.
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The Supreme Court decision is out, but the issue still lingers. Many people feel strongly either way regarding the issue of whether minors should be able to buy violent video games, and their voices have carried long after the decision came out.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 7-2 in the Brown v. EMA (formerly Schwarzenegger v. EMA) case that a California law barring the sale of violent video games to minors was unconstitutional, saying that video games are a creative medium deserving of first amendment protection.
Because of a ruling by the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts, video games are now legally considered to be an art form.
BBC News Europe: "Spain outrage over migrant bombing game: "Spain's main opposition party has provoked howls of outrage for producing a video game which invites players to bomb illegal immigrants.
A semi-regular round-up of interesting video game links from around the Interwebs.
Today the US Supreme Court hears arguments regarding AB 1179, the California bill restricting the sale and rental of violent video games to minors.