Federal court blocks Minnesota games fines law

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 18 March 2008 07:27 GMT

A federal appeals court has upheld a 2006 rejection to a Minnesota law restricting minors’ access to violent games. Under the proposed legislation, minors younger than 17 caught buying or renting video games rated “M” for mature or “AO” for adults-only would have faced a $25 fine.

The judge blocking the law cited constitutional concerns and “a paucity of evidence linking the availability of video games with any harm to Minnesota’s children at all.”

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