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Supreme Court: California’s Ban On Violent Video Games Unconstitutional

In a 7-2 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, they’ve found that California’s ban on violent video games was an “unconstitutional content based restriction on speech”, and further ruled that the ban was a violation of the first amendment.

While the ruling by the Supreme court was a clear win for video game studios there was more at stake then just video games.  Cable operators, represented by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, feared that if passed, the law would allow courts to make the decisions regarding programming.

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