This Friday, Joe Biden Will Talk School Shootings With The Video Game IndustryStephen Totilo1/10/13 5:48pmFiled to: Sandy hook shootingJoe BidenMichael GallagherAppicThe esa348EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe head of the Entertainment Software Association, Michael Gallagher, will be meeting with vice president Joe Biden on Friday as part of the U.S. Vice President's efforts to find sensible actions that could avert future tragedies like the Sandy Hook Shooting.The ESA confirmed the meeting but did not offer any further detail about their expectations for their chat with Biden. The ESA is the U.S. gaming industry's lobbying group. Most major publishers, including EA, Take Two, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are members. The ESA stages the annual E3 trade show and also successfully defended the industry at the U.S. Supreme Court a couple of years ago, protecting games' status as protected speech.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.