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Bryan Whalen Chapter 4 Case Brief 10/16/07 Interactive Digital Software Association v. St. Louis County, Missouri Unite States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2003. 329 F.3d 954 FACTS In 2000, an ordinance was passed by the county of St. Louis in Missouri. The ordinance regulated the sale and display of “graphically violent” video games. The ordinance made it illegal for any individual or business to intentionally sell, rent, or make available graphically violent video games to minors. Businesses were also prohibited from allowing minors to engage in “the free play of” these video games in their stores. Interactive Digital Software Association, as well as other companies that create and provide the public with video games, filed a suit in federal district court against St. Louis County. The plaintiffs filed a motion for summary judgment, claiming that the ordinance violated the First Amendment. The county claimed that they had a responsibility to protect the “psychological well-being of minors” through limiting their exposure to violent video games. Several experts, including a psychologist
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