Via: NY Daily News
By Dan Friedman / DAILY NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU
Sunday, March 24, 2013, 12:01 AM
WASHINGTON — The gun lobby isn’t the only group throwing its weight around trying to thwart President Obama’s plans to combat gun violence.
Even a modest proposal to study how violent video games might be affecting young minds has quietly run aground, the victim, sources say, of opposition by the burgeoning video game industry — a $67 billion colossus with increasing clout in Washington.
“It doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere,” one Senate aide tracking the proposal told the Daily News.
The debate over violent video games reemerged after gunman Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six adults at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December.
Like the mass killers who opened fired at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999, and inside an Aurora, Colo., theater last summer, Lanza played violent video games at home.
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Everyone understands we as humans learn by example and mimicry.
Thank goodness that ultra realistic violent videogames have been specially crafted to be free from the ability to cause mimicked behavior…
That’s why it’s a 67 billion dollar business..It costs a lot of dough to buy off that many politicians.
Plus it helps create the next generation of dumbed down, desensitized warfighters to sacrifice for the Empire..