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Committee begins putting teeth in Florida teen sexting law

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Florida teens may not have been aware of it, but “sexting” by minors in the Sunshine State has essentially been legal for the past few years, thanks to a quirk in a law passed in the Legislature a few years ago. This morning the House Justice Appropriations committee began the process of remedying that situation by unanimously approving HB 845, sponsored by Fort Lauderdale Democrat Bobby DuBose. His bill would require minors cited for a first violation of sexting in…

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Florida House ignores Dave Aronberg’s ‘sexting’ bill

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With the House spending more than two hours debating the abortion legislation, dozens of bills that passed the senate are being ignored. A bill that would lessen penalties for teens caught emailing or texting nude pictures of themselves or their peers, an offense known as sexting, is one of those bills. Bill Sponsor Dave Aronberg is upset that the House is delaying the measure. “If they didn’t take up these controversial social issues on the last few days we could…

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Florida House ignores Dave Aronberg’s ‘sexting’ bill

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With the House spending more than two hours debating the abortion legislation, dozens of bills that passed the Senate are being ignored. A bill that would lessen penalties for teens caught emailing or texting nude pictures of themselves or their peers, an offense known as sexting, is one of those bills. Bill Sponsor Dave Aronberg is upset that the House is delaying the measure. “If they didn’t take up these controversial social issues on the last few days we could…

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