By Charlotte Hilton Andersen, REDBOOK.Children playing handheld video games.How to hawk a loogie, what "the bird" is, and that "the bus driver ran over a girl for throwing stuff out the window"-my kids have learned a lot of questionable things riding the bus (which led to some very interesting and educational dinner discussions), but by far the most upsetting bus moment from this year was when my two boys came running in the front door exclaiming about the coolest video game they'd ever played. The game? Grand Theft Auto: one of the most morally corrupt and violent video games out there. My 8-year-old and 6-year-old saw it on a friend's iPhone. (Also: what is a 2nd grader doing with an iPhone?)
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I saw red. I'll admit it. If there was a way for my kids to never be exposed to violent and sexually explicit video games, short of going off the grid, I'd do it. So when the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that "[states] cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children,Read More »from Supreme Court: Violent Video Games More Like Fairy Tales Than Porn?