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Valley Children Unaware of Legal Consequences of Sharing Explicit Content with Each Other

2 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago Tuesday, November 19 2019 Nov 19, 2019 November 19, 2019 9:54 PM November 19, 2019 in News - Local

ROMA – Three high school students from Roma have been charged with Class B misdemeanors due to sexting, according to the Starr County attorney.

Videos and pictures minors are taking on their phones are causing them to end up in a courtroom.

If a child 17 years old or younger takes or sends an inappropriate image to another child, such as a picture without clothing or performing sexual acts, that is not child pornography.

However, it is illegal even without malicious intent.

A law depicting sexting as an offense has been in place for nearly two years, but no one seems to enforce it.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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