California Video Game Law, Once Again, Found Unconstitutional
from the try-try-again dept
Some California politicians keep running into a pesky obstacle: The US Constitution. Despite court after court across the country finding bans on sales of violent video games to minors to be unconstitutional, “think of the children” politicians continue to try and implement them. In California, legislators passed such a ban and, predictably, it got tossed out by a court. Led by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, the state appealed the ban to an appeals court, which — you guessed it — has ruled that it’s unconstitutional. But the bill’s author is undeterred. He wants the state to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court and waste more of the cash-strapped state’s resources to find out what we already know, but apparently bears repeating: these video game bans are unconstitutional.