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'Sexting': Racy Teen Messaging Could Be Illegal

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'Sexting': Racy Teen Messaging Could Be Illegal

'Sexting': Racy Teen Messaging Could Be Illegal

'Sexting': Racy Teen Messaging Could Be Illegal

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Minors have been sending one another nude photos and videos via their cell phones. A new survey indicates the practice, called "sexting," is more prevalent than previously thought.

Also, teenagers in some states have faced child pornography charges for sending and receiving "sexts."

Guests:

Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate.com, wrote article on "sexting" called "Textual Misconduct"

Michael McAlexander, chief deputy in the prosecutors office in Allen County, IN

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