A TIME Magazine article titled “No, Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But The Conversation Shouldn’t End There” featured a statement by Renee Gittins, executive director of the International Game Developers Association.

“Blaming video games distracts from the broader issues at hand. There is an overwhelming amount of research that finds there is no evidence linking video games to violence. Video games do not cause violence.”

This statement was made in response to President Trump’s comments regarding two recent shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas citing that “gruesome and grizzly video games that are now commonplace.” Read the full article on TIME Magazine.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 10: Game enthusiasts and industry personnel arrive at the Los Angeles Convention Center ahead of the E3 Video Game Convention on June 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The E3 Game Conference begins on Tuesday June 11. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)