Pat Robertson: Dungeons & Dragons is "demonic"

The host of "The 700 Club" also linked the game to suicide among teenagers

By Jillian Rayfield
Published June 10, 2013 11:43PM (UTC)
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In a segment of "The 700 Club" related to the suicide of the daughter of a Southern Baptist leader, Pat Robertson linked teen suicide to "demonic" games like Dungeons and Dragons, as well as to anorexia and bulimia. "The pressure on [teens] is just incredible," he said.

Robertson has previously called the role-playing game "evil" and part of the "occult."

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