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Here’s Another Study Showing Violent Video Games Don’t Increase Violence in Kids

Can we stop arguing about this now?

A statistical analysis of youth violence rates over a 15-year period compared to availability of violent video games over the same period shows that, if anything, violent video games correlate to a decrease in youth violence. Too bad that won't correlate to people not arguing about this topic anymore.

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Jim Carrey Decries Violence of Kick-Ass 2, Mark Millar Responds by Defending Media Violence

What did he expect when he signed on for a film called Kick-Ass 2?

Jim Carrey, who is playing Colonel Stars and Stripes in the upcoming Kick-Ass 2, spoke out on Twitter saying that he isn't happy about the level of violence in the film. The film, which, again, is called Kick-Ass 2, is a sequel to a movie whose MPAA R rating was due to "strong brutal violence throughout, pervasive language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use - some involving children." The film that was also, coincidentally, filmed months ago. Perhaps Mr. Carrey should have expressed his discontent sooner.

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