Violent video games have been defined by California law as one that involves “killing, maiming, dismembering or sexually assaulting an image of a human being” in a way that appeals to deviant or morbid interest. California law has banned the sale of violent games to minors but it has recently been struck down by the lower federal courts as unconstitutional. Jim Steyer, a children’s advocate, is challenging this decision and taking it to the Supreme Court on Novemeber 2. Please read this article just published in the Los Angeles Times and keep yourself informed on this very important effort. Let us know your thoughts.
About The Author
Pam Myers, BSEd
Pam Myers received a BsEd in Education and her teaching credential from USC and was a 6th grade teacher for 13 years for the Ocean View School District in Huntington Beach, CA. She and Dr Bob met at USC and were married in 1971. Pam is the proud mother of two grown children, Lauren, who is a Special Education teacher in the La Habra School District and a son, Greg, who is a TV and Film editor. She retired from the public schools to raise her family and has continued to work with children and families through various activities including serving as a PTA president, working with OC Philharmonic Association to bring music education to children and is serving in the youth ministry at her church. Pam and Bob worked as a team on his radio shows and she provided management support in his private practice. Painting and live theater are her passions as well as the protection of children and animals.