Score a win for liberty:

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a California law banning the sale of violent videogames to minors is unconstitutional.

The court, in a 7-2 vote, said the law violated First Amendment free-speech protections. “Even where the protection of children is the object, the constitutional limits on governmental action apply,” Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in an 18-page opinion, which was joined by four other justices.

Message to parents: It’s your job to be the parents.

Strangest bit? Clarence Thomas and Stephen Breyer dissented. That’s a pairing you don’t see very often.