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LONG-AWAITED reforms of Australia’s censorship of computer games look set to fail after Victoria declared its strong concern that the move will legalise games with ‘‘high levels of graphic, frequent and gratuitous violence’’.
Backed by a groundswell of support from the gaming community, the Gillard government is determined to fix the classification system for computer games, which allows unsuitable games to be rated for 15-year-olds, yet bans popular games for adults.
But the Baillieu government’s Attorney-General, Robert Clark, has echoed the concerns of the Australian Christian Lobby, putting him on a collision course with Canberra, which requires the backing of all states and territories to change classification laws.


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RAGE RAGE RAGE RAGE RAGE mad.gifmad.gifmad.gif Idiot dinosaurs running this country! Give the people what they want after all you work for us!!
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Australian Christian Lobby

I spotted the problem already. Tell them to shut up and deal with it.
    
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I spotted the problem already. Tell them to shut up and deal with it.

gft....
    
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I spotted the problem already. Tell them to shut up and deal with it.

Indeed. Thank you Australian government and nut jobs for protecting me from my 27 year old self! Who knows what sort of murderous rampage I might go on without them. Guess I will just have to settle for throwing poop. Cause you know...That's cool.
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Australian Christian Party. Enough said.

I thought that in this day and age people would be smart to enough to remove religious groups from parliament or politics in general. Apparently not.

FEAR 2 is an old game too, lmao.
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Originally Posted by HarbingerOfLive;12975976 
gft....
You missing and O on there? IF so, reported, if not, what do you mean?

Religious groups have no business lobbying political parties. (Well, I'm dead set against any lobbying of any kind, it stinks of corruption right to the core, but doubley so when it comes to religious people, of whom have no business deciding things for other, unwilling, people.)

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Indeed. Thank you Australian government and nut jobs for protecting me from my 27 year old self! Who knows what sort of murderous rampage I might go on without them. Guess I will just have to settle for throwing poop. Cause you know...That's cool.

I'm more likely to go on said murderous rampage if any religious group was pulling that crap over here.
    
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It's ridiculous how the minority has such control of the majority. It's politicians being fearful of being voted out. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
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Originally Posted by Viridian;12976106 
You missing and O on there? IF so, reported, if not, what do you mean?

I think he meant qft.
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It's ridiculous how the minority has such control of the majority. It's politicians being fearful of being voted out. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.

What's funnier is, how Duke Nukem forever was allowed and Australia ended up getting the censored version of l4d and now Australia doesn't even get Mortal Kombat. Very inconsistent viewing panel of judges.
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