PA to Tax Violent Video Games?

In Nov. 2007 the ‘The Task Force on Violent Interactive Video Games’ was established by the The Children and Youth Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. They were tasked with determining if and how violent video games affect children. In December 2008 the final report of this committee was released. Full PDF here via A summary of the results of their study. There is a small correlation between viewing of violent media and violent behavior in some children.  Although this is contested by many researchers. Correlation does not equal causation.   Children that are violent for other reasons may be drawn to violent games.  More research is needed.… Read More

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