VIDEO GAMES A MINOR PROBLEM ILLINOIS GOVERNOR

Video Game Law Blog

January 18, 2005

The governor of Illinois has proposed new state legislation prohibiting the sale or rental of excessively violent and sexually explicit video games to children younger than 18. The proposed legislation also requires retailers to label violent or sexually explicit video games. However, whether the proposed law would stand up to US freedom of speech requirements is an open question — attempts to create and enforce similar legislation in other states have met with little success.

Coverage at http://shorl.com/dakidrusafribry