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Hear Yee - Don't Buy GTA4 for the Kiddies

Crusading California State Senator Leland Yee is warning parents not to buy Grand Theft Auto IV for their children, apparently concerned that his constitutionally iffy violent games law and the game's "M" rating are not up to protecting our youth from its damaging effects. California Chronicle reports Yee is recalling Rockstar's shenanigans in the "hot coffee" scandal (story) in implying this should actually be an "AO" game:

"It is imperative that parents avoid purchasing this game for their children and always review the video games their children are playing," said Yee, who is also a child psychologist. "Unfortunately, the makers of Grand Theft Auto have a history of deceiving the ratings board and the public on the true content of their games. Parents beware: this game undoubtedly glorifies violence, is extremely realistic and designed for adults only."

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59. Re: No subject Apr 25, 2008, 19:36 Lorcin
 
Or that violence is OK, but sex isn't.

OMFG this topic has actually made me think tonight - and to be perfectly honest I would must rather my daughter (9) watched violence then sex atm - simply because I don't want to answer the questions!!!!

Maybe that's where America's values came from - scared parents.

PS Before anyone looks up my history and asks; the other two can see neither sex nor violence nor the light of day if they keep winding me up mohahahaha

 
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