The good people of St. Louis County, Missouri, know art—"the Lou" is home, after all, to superstar rapper Nelly. But apparently the area's politicians do not share this discernment. They recently passed an ordinance banning sales and rentals of "mature"-rated video games to minors. Unconstitutionally, it turns out: A federal appeals court overturned the law last week, according video games the same First Amendment protection as books, paintings, and other art. CNET.com quoted the judges as saying, "The county's conclusion that there is a strong likelihood that minors who play violent video games will suffer a deleterious effect on their psychological health is simply unsupported in the record." I wonder which... More >>>