Legislation to Soften Teen ‘Sexting’ Penalties Passes House

 

Legislation to soften the penalties used to punish minors involved in cases of “sexting,” where teenagers transmit sexually explicit images to others via cell phones or other hand held devices, was approved by a wide majority Monday in the Pennsylvania House. Bill sponsor, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) said he was pleased to see widespread support for his bill that would prevent minors from facing felony prosecution for pornography which could haunt them the rest of their lives. Mike Davies reports, wrap and stand alone bite available.

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