Supreme Court hears arguments on video game ban

November 2, 2010 5:34:50 PM PDT
Retailers who sell the latest "Call of Duty" video game to minors would face big fines under a law being considered by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The high court heard arguments Tuesday morning over a ban that would make it illegal for retailers to sell or rent violent video games to anyone under the age of 18.

Retailers would face fines of up to $1,000 for each game sold.

Senator Leland Yee from San Francisco sponsored the law, but some justices suggest that it might encroach on first amendment rights.


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