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Illinois politician proposes a Grand Theft Auto ban – GamesIndustry.biz

State Representative Marcus C. Evans Jr. says Rockstar’s series has contributed to an increase of carjackings around Chicago

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A Chicago-area politician has called for a ban on the Grand Theft Auto franchise, according to a report by ABC 7 Chicago.
Illinois State Representative Marcus C. Evans Jr. said in a Monday press conference that he intends to introduce a bill that would ban selling the game in the state in response to an uptick in carjackings in the Chicago area.
“Grand Theft Auto and other violent video games are getting in the minds of our young people and perpetuating the normalcy of carjacking,”…

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