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VIDEO GAME ADVOCACY & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

From a political and cultural perspective, these are challenging times for gamers. More than ever before, video games have become a favorite societal "whipping boy" of some elected officials. Since 2005, legislators in California, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Louisiana and Oklahoma have attempted to curtail the rights of gaming consumers to purchase video games. Fortunately, restrictive video game sales laws have so far been struck down by the courts as attacks on free speech.

But we can't continue to assume that the courts will protect us while we stand idly by. As gamers we must make our voices heard. That's where the ECA comes in. On behalf of the gaming community, the ECA works to protect our collective gamer rights by working directly with legislators as well as through a variety of grassroots digital initiatives.

As a matter of policy, the ECA opposes legislative efforts to unconstitutionally restrict access to video games. Other forms of media, including books, music and movies, are protected by the First Amendment; video games deserve no less.

Sign up and learn more Here: http://www.theeca.com
    
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Cost's money... No deal.
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Lobbying Group need funds, I'm all in.
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Just what the political process needs, more lobbyists.
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