Killing the Game
Video Game Violence
There has been a steady rise in the amount of teens playing video games since the 1980s. With the amount of kids playing violent video games, there has also been a rise in aggressive behavior in kids. School shootings show a very sad, visible link between the violence in video games and the violence in the real world.
Call to Action
This is a very real problem and it needs a very quick and well thought out solution. Parents are a key role in this solution. It is critical for parents to monitor what their kids are playing and the amount of time they spend playing video games. Parents need to be educated on the statistics and effects of violent video games.