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What about video games, Hollywood?

Published 6:17am Sunday, April 28, 2013

There has been a lot of talk about NRA influence on gun reform and how senators should pay a price for not backing new gun registration laws.

What about the other side of this issue? There are widespread arguments that violent video games and violence in movies stokes real-life violence and shootings, but Democratic senators and representatives in particular receive big campaign donations from the entertainment industry and are not even allowing discussion, let alone legislation, to call negative attention to their big-money donors in Hollywood.

Vice President Joe Biden’s commission on these issues was suppose to look into both gun laws and violence in games and entertainment, but all I have seen is gun-control legislation? Should Democrats not suffer at the polls for letting big money buy their votes?

 

John Forman

Albert Lea