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03-03-2006, 05:53 PM
"Games will not be treated like pornography in Utah - at least not this year.

Facing a midnight deadline to pass legislation, the Utah State Senate last night failed to bring to a vote Rep. David Hogue's (seen at left) highly controversial bill which would have amended an existing law concerning distribution of porn to minors. The now-dead HB257 (http://www.le.state.ut.us/~2006/bills/hbillint/hb0257.htm) would have equating giving violent games to children with providing them with hardcore smut.

As reported (http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/215683.html) last week by GamePolitics, passed the Utah House of Representatives by a decisive 56-8 vote despite First Amendment concerns expressed by some House members.

>>LINK<< (http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/219058.html)


03-03-2006, 06:00 PM
Wow. And in Utah of all places! Cool.

03-03-2006, 08:42 PM
Somewhere, Jack Thompson cries...

03-03-2006, 09:28 PM
Hm, yes, probably in the center of his secret dead baby collection.

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