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Teen sexting crime back before Colorado Legislature


April 12, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Teen sexting is giving Colorado lawmakers an uncomfortable dilemma — when is a naughty photo between teens a modern form of flirting, and when is it child pornography?

The Democratic House started work Tuesday on two bills aimed at discouraging teen sexting.

But it's not clear whether lawmakers will be able to agree what to do, or if they'll disagree so strongly that the law doesn't change.

Both sides agree that Colorado needs to change, because any child in possession of an image of another minor is guilty of a felony-level sex offense. That law is seldom enforced, and ch...

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