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Movie, Game Violence Are Focus in Wake of School Shootingi
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Penelope Poulou
December 20, 2012 7:16 PM
The recent tragic shootings of 20 young children and seven adults have renewed discussions about gun control in the United States. Many say the availability of guns, however, is not the only factor that could trigger a deadly act. Though the industry disputes it, some experts say films glorifying violence and video games rewarding death can be equally lethal, especially in the hands of people with mental health issues. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more.

Movie, Game Violence Are Focus in Wake of School Shooting

Penelope Poulou

Published December 20, 2012

The recent tragic shootings of 20 young children and seven adults have renewed discussions about gun control in the United States. Many say the availability of guns, however, is not the only factor that could trigger a deadly act. Though the industry disputes it, some experts say films glorifying violence and video games rewarding death can be equally lethal, especially in the hands of people with mental health issues. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more.


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