By Freedom Newspapers
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. And it’s on the way. “Grand Theft Auto IV,” the latest in arguably the most offensive, raunchy and controversial video-games series of all time, heads to stores this October.
It’ll likely be rated M for mature, meaning no one under 17 should probably be in the same room with this game.
But it’ll be on practically every Christmas list of a kid who happens to own an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, the gaming platforms that’ll offer this game.
It’ll sell millions of copies and make its manufacturers a lot of money.
It’ll prompt calls in Congress ranging from outright censorship or more restraint from video-game makers. Previous versions already have.
But here’s a great idea:
Let’s not put up with Congress trying to play parent here. These people can’t even balance a budget. They considered paying millions of dollars for a road that goes nowhere. They even pass legislation that many members don’t even bother to read first.
Do you really want them to take on a parental role for your kids?
Your kids belong to you, not the government.
Parents can best make this decision.