Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS

Arnold Can't Ban Games

//vergara
Source: FameFlynet

Feb. 25 2009, Published 12:49 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Another effort by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to pass a 'videogame bill' has been rejected, perhaps for the final time, according to Ars Technica.

In 2005, the retired action star tried to make it illegal to sell certain types of violent games to minors. Although the bill was passed, a judge issued a preliminary injunction against its enforcement to prevent it from impacting retail sales before its constitutionality could be ascertained. In 2007, the law was deemed unlawful.

MORE ON:
Breaking News
Article continues below advertisement

"We couldn't be happier," said consumer advocate Jennifer Mercurio. "Federal courts have found all nine legislative attempts to curtail the sale of violent videogames invalid under the First Amendment, definitively showing that videogames are protected speech, just like other content such as books, comic books, movies, and music."

No word on whether Arnold feels that his own super-bloody, high body count films should be restricted.

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.