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Entertainment Control

Eleanor32 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 11:49 AM
Exactly what I have posted. I just can't see how violent video games can not be conscience numbing; and certainly capable of pushing someone already on the edge of mental illness over that edge.
C.H. Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 12:00 PM
Eleanor: It's about time that anti-gun Hollywood liberals take responsibility for peddling and profiting from gun violent movies and video games. What we need is a class action lawsuit against the producers and manufactures of these influence.

You remember, they made us remove all advertising for cigarettes because it was a "bad influence" on children.
nawlins72 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 6:20 PM
"What we need is a class action lawsuit against the producers and manufactures of these influence."

Brilliant! Then we can bust open the door for endless frivolous lawsuits. "We need to sue Duncan Hines for my diabetes!!"

In the wake of past mass shootings, when the "national conversation" has focused exclusively on guns, I have argued that our appallingly inadequate mental health system was a better subject of reform. At least half of the shooters in the rampage killings that are ripping our hearts out are young men with serious mental illnesses, and our system has neither the legal nor the financial resources to get them the treatment and/or restraint that they, and we, desperately need.

This time, mental health reform has received passing mention, along with the usual pleas for gun control, better security at schools,...