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Supreme Court Brief Argues That Games, Like Movies, Are Art

The video game industry filed its brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, outlining its best arguments against a 2005 California law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.

The law, which has not gone into effect, was ruled unconstitutional by a lower federal circuit court but was appealed to the Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the case Nov. 2. The case pits the First Amendment rights of children against parents’ rights, through the state, to regulate their kids’ media diet.

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