Trump Slams Violent Video Games, Urges Death Penalty for Mass Shooting Perpetrators

President Trump Rehashes Tired Rhetoric Calls for Action Against “Gruesome and Grisly Video Games” In The Wake of El Paso Shooting

Trump Slams Violent Video Games, Urges Death Penalty for Mass Shooting Perpetrators

There is an overwhelming amount of research that finds there is no evidence linking video games to violence.

"We must stop the glorification of violence in our society", United States president Donald Trump said in White House remarks Monday (Aug. 5).

The President said: "The gruesome and grizzly video games that are now commonplace" is why mass shootings are becoming normalized.

Trump suggested several policy responses to the shootings, including cracking down on violent video games, supporting "red flag laws" which allow authorities to confiscate guns from people deemed unsafe and directing the Justice Department to propose legislation to ensure that people convicted of hate crimes or mass shootings will face the death penalty.

"It just gets frustrating because we have to do this every time", Vargas said. That made important Trump news as a high-level reaction against gun violence.

"It is too easy today for troubled youth to surround themselves with a culture that celebrates violence", said President Trump. "We must stop or substantially reduce this and it has to begin immediately", Trump said. El Paso police say Crusius drove more than 10 hours to the majority-Latino city to carry out the shooting.

'Yet other societies, where video games are played as avidly, do not contend with the tragic levels of violence that occur in the U.S'.

The statement reads: "As we shared at the White House video game meeting in March 2018, numerous scientific studies have established that there is no causal connection between video games and violence".

His comments backed up those of Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick, a fellow Republican, who pointed the finger at a "video game industry that teaches young people to kill".

"More than 165 million Americans enjoy video games, and billions of people play video games worldwide", the group said in a statement.

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"The shooter in El Paso posted a manifesto online consumed by racist hate".

"The research has been done and no statistical correlation has been found", said Dr.

And politicians have long speculated that video games could be to blame for acts of violence.

The lawmaker even cited a video game as an example of gruesome violent acts such as attacking a woman, pushing her to the ground, kicking repeatedly and then killing her, then shooting her repeatedly.

A recent study of more than 1,000 British teens found no link between time spent playing violent video games and aggressive behavior. Video games help players connect with family and friends, relieve stress, and have fun. In 2011, the court struck down a California law that prohibited the sale of violent video games to children. Twenty-two people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday and nine victims were fatally shot in Dayton, Ohio, early on Sunday.

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