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States consider new ‘sexting’ laws

Posted by bronwynr on April 19, 2009

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Parents, school districts, and law-enforcement officials have been grappling with what to do with teenagers who take sexually explicit photos of themselves with their cell phone cameras and send them to friends. Now, a handful of state legislatures are moving to get rid of one option: child pornography charges that result in lifetime listings on states’ internet sex-offender registries.

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