The two Colorado teenagers who killed 12 students and a teacher at Columbine
High School in 1999 spent endless hours blasting opponents in violent video
games. Millions of children and adolescents who will never touch an actual
firearm continue to do the same.
Neither observation—no matter how loudly touted by those seeking
or opposing restrictions on video game sales—explains how virtual violence
impacts children .
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