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Illinois Video Game Law Ruled Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Kennelly has ruled in favor of the video game industry in its suit against the Safe Games Illinois Act.

The ruling is a huge victory for the video game industry, including the ESA, VSDA and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA). It represents a major defeat for Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (left), who championed the legislation.

You can view the first page of Judge Kennelly's ruling. If you're hardcore, and want the whole 53-page enchilada, click here.
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Tags: blagojevich, first amendment, illinois, legislation
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