One factor that deserves closer examination to explain the increase in mass murders is violent video games and their effect in desensitizing some young men so that they move from shooting figures on a screen to shooting flesh-and-blood men, women and children.
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer accused the entertainment industry of promoting violence on "The Todd Starnes Show" Tuesday, and said they shouldn't be surprised when mass shootings occur as a result of their product.
NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
A Nevada man found an unopened copy of Kid Icarus, a 1987 classic video game, in the attic of his childhood home which experts project to sell for at least $10,000 in an online auction Thursday.