Tag Archives: leland yee
Sun, Jan 27, 2013 | 01:35 GMT
California state senator Leland Yee , who tried to pass a bill banning the sale of violent video games to children – a move blocked by the US Supreme Court in 2011 – is back in the news, adding his two cents to President Obama’s decision to have the CDC study whether there’s a ink between violent media and gun violence.
After various sites reported on his comments, Yee took to Twitter to admit he “didn’t use the best words” to covey his opinion on the matter.
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 | 22:01 BST
The California state senator headlining the violent games case at the United States Supreme Court today said the ruling in favor of refusing to make the sale of adult game to minors illegal is a disservice to America’s children.
Sun, Jun 26, 2011 | 10:18 BST
Back in November 2010, the US Supreme Court Justices weighed in on the videogame violence bill written by California state Senator Leland Yee which was supported by the state’s former-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The case is to be ruled on by the end of June, so sometime by the end of next week, we should know something regarding whether or not California will be able to legally limit the sale of what it considers violent video games to minors or not. We’ll keep you posted. Via MTV. [pic]
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 | 16:34 BST
Supreme Court Justices weighed in on the videogame violence bill written by California state Senator Leland Yee and supported by the state’s governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and if you look over the transcripts, it honestly doesn’t look like the bill sits well with the justices based on its vagueness, yet it still allowed the case to be submitted for consideration.
Fri, Oct 29, 2010 | 22:55 BST
California state Senator Leland Yee, the author of a bill which criminalizes sales of violent games to minors, has said if his bill is passed, it will do much more than the ESRB does when it comes to games ratings.