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Mom: Hurricane Sandy Put Newtown Shooter 'Over The Edge'

Mom: Hurricane Sandy Put Newtown Shooter 'Over The Edge' | Videogames don't cause violence. | Scoop.it
Connecticut State Police on Friday released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
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The article is given by a well known and credible source: the Huffington Post.  The website exposes many issues that Adam Lanza had including mental illnesses.

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Virtual violence can have real world consequences, but it’s still just a game | ThreeSixty

Virtual violence can have real world consequences, but it’s still just a game | ThreeSixty | Videogames don't cause violence. | Scoop.it
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The website shows that a majority of teenagers in the United States play videogames but only a handfull have ever commited any mass shootings.  It explains that videogames are this generations scapegoat.  It also shows that that it is not the videogames that cause the violence.  It is the mental instability and problems at home that are only amplified by videogames.

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Virtual violence

Virtual violence | Videogames don't cause violence. | Scoop.it
Researchers disagree about whether violent video games increase aggression.
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The website is from a nationwide organization.  It shows that some associations are trying to restrict the sale of violent videogames.  The website also shows that there is no real evidence to give a reason to restrict it.

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Does virtual violence lead to the real thing? - Conservative News

Does virtual violence lead to the real thing? - Conservative News | Videogames don't cause violence. | Scoop.it
Video game immersion is more of a symptom than a cause.
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This article is credible. The author is a writer who writes on political and social issues in the U.S. The article shows that mass shootings are blamed on videogames. Almost all teens play videogames and there are only these select few who commit these crimes.
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Mass shootings and mental illness

Mass shootings and mental illness | Videogames don't cause violence. | Scoop.it
Mental health issues have bedeviled the gunmen behind some of America’s deadliest mass shootings. Most recently, the gunman in the Navy Yard shootings on Sept. 16 was thought to have struggled with erratic behavior.
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Adam Lanza, the shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary was also mentaly ill.  They blamed his actions on his playing of videogames such as Call of Duty.

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VideoGames3.pdf

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The website is from Iowa State University.  The website shows that videogames are blamed for most mass shootings.  It also explains that videogames are our generations scapegoat, like comic books and television once were.  They too were also blamed for tragedies in the U.S. at their time.

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Do Video Games Cause Violence? — NOVA Next | PBS

Do Video Games Cause Violence? — NOVA Next | PBS | Videogames don't cause violence. | Scoop.it
Do violent video games make people violent? Is violence contagious? Read about scientists who are attempting to answer these questions.
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The article is by pbs a well known and trusted source.  It shows both sides of the arguement.  It also explains that videogames may increase some type of agression but does not lead to violence. It also states that there is no real way to study this.

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