Today Show guest on sexting: “It is normal for them”

Teen ‘sexting’: Youthful prank or sex crime? – Today Show:

[Attorney Larry] Walters pointed out that if an adult shares revealing photos of nude adults with other adults, it’s not a crime. But if kids share similar photos of other kids, it may be. … “We are holding kids to a higher standard than adults who do the same kind of thing,” Walters said. … “These teens don’t see themselves as children. They see themselves as teens. They don’t see what they’re doing as child pornography,” Walters replied. “Teens believe it is normal. It is normal for them. To use child porn laws to punish teens for behavior the law was never designed to address is overkill, number one, and it dilutes the effectiveness of child pornography laws for everyone else.”

Matt Lauer is unconvinced.

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