In one of the most desperate movements and following the flow that video games are the cause of the latest shootings and violence in the United States, Walmart removes all violent video games from its windows.
Recall that after the shooting in El Paso, Texas, President Donald Trump said that video games are the main cause of violence in his nation.
Of course, many people are in favor and others against what Trump said. Although most ask to withdraw weapons sold in stores such as Walmart, where a large number of violent events have occurred this year.
By taking action on the matter, Walmart asked its employees to remove all ads and items that include reference to violence or aggressive behavior. In particular video games.
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In a statement, shown on social networks, the store asks to turn off and disconnect any video game that has to do with violence, shooting games or fighting, especially on PlayStation and Xbox. He also asks to avoid events that promote such games.
Apparently Walmart is telling its employees to take down displays that show violent video games, specifically shooters, as well as movies and hunting videos. pic.twitter.com/2N3t4B86tf
– Kenneth Shepard (@shepardcdr) August 7, 2019
Also, it invites to review the films that are being shown in the Electronics section and that are not violent and even turn off the videos related to the hunting season.
On the other hand, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, a arms control advocacy group, questioned Walmart in Twitter that “If video games caused violence, Japan would be dealing with one of the worst crisis of armed violence on the planet. However, Japan rarely has more than 10 gun deaths per year in a population of 127 million people. They are the weapons. ”
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