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    White House Involves Game Industry in Gun Debate

    In the ongoing dispute over who’s to blame for mass gun carnage, the Trump administration has scheduled a meeting Thursday with representatives of the video game industry to discuss the claim that violent games encourage violent behavior. The shooter in last month’s Parkland school massacre wasn’t reported to be a gamer. The Entertainment Software Association, which represents major game publishers and console manufacturers, agreed to the meeting. It noted that despite gaming’s worldwide popularity, the U.S. is unique in its gun violence, stating, “Video games are plainly not the issue.”

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