Video Vigilantes

If parents don't monitor kids' access to violent and sexual games, should the states do it?

One of the best-selling video games of 2004, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, lets players control a character called CJ, who has just returned home to the fictional town of Los Santos to avenge his mother's murder and resurrect his once powerful street gang. To make money, CJ robs people, which often involves punching and kicking his victims until they are lying dead in a pool of blood. To cruise around town, he steals cars and mows down pedestrians who get in his way. And to keep his spirits from flagging amid all the mayhem, he can hire a prostitute and...

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