New Jersey SAFE Task Force seeking to regulate the sale of Mature games to kids

By Stephany Nunneley
16 April 2013 19:49 GMT

In other news out of the Jersey Shore, the New Jersey SAFE Task Force, has released a report recommending state lawmakers stamp out the sale of Mature games to minors. Former by governor Chris Christie in January, the task force is looking for a way to curb situations would result in tragedies such as Newtown school shooting. While it also recommends changes to gun control laws, providing better access to psychological care, and encourages schools to employ armed officers, the task force is also reviewing whether violent media is being marketed to kids. This is despite the group’s acknowledged of the Supreme Court ruling in California, and said it’s plan was “subject to the appropriate regulatory authority’s consideration of the practicality and feasibility of each approach.” More through GI International.

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