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Grand Theft Auto V, also known as GTA 5, may be banned if a new bill passes. This isn’t the first time the series and its developer Rockstar Games have attracted the attention of lawmakers and the US government, but it’s the first time in quite some time. The latest talking about the game is Rep. Marcus Evans Jr. out of Chicago, who is seeking to amend a law that dates back to 2012 and prevents certain video games from being purchased by minors.
Last week, the lawmaker filed HB3531, an amendment that wants to not just ban the sale of games featuring “psychological harm” and carjackings to minors, but to adults as well. According to Evans, these types of games promote criminal activities, which in turn, hurt the community….