House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said video games could contribute to future mass shootings when asked about it in a television interview on Sunday morning.
Appearing on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, McCarthy was asked about how to understand factors contributing to a shooting.
“This may be a place where we could find this ahead of time,” said McCarthy who discussed ways to detect future shooters.
“The idea that these video games that dehumanize individuals to have a game of shooting individuals,” continued McCarthy, “I’ve always felt that it’s a problem for future generations and others. We’ve watched studies show what it does to individuals, and you look at these photos of how it took place, you can see the actions within video games and others.”
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