SEXTING BAD LAWS AND PUNISHMENTS
TEXAS SEXTING LAWS
On February 1, 2010, State Attorney General adults with nude or semi-nude photographs on their mobile devices can be investigated and tried on felony child pornography charges.
Teenagers with photos of other teens aged 18 and under can be prosecuted and face up to 10 years in prison, Abbott said.
WHAT THE USA THINKS ABOUT SEXTING
THE STATISICS OF SEXTING AMONGST TEENS
The percent of teenagers who have sent or posted nude or semi-nude pictures or video of themselves:
- 20% of teenagers overall
- 22% of teen girls
- 18% of teen boys
- 11% of young teen girls ages 13-16
The percent of teenagers sending or posting sexually suggestive messages:
- 39% of all teenagers
- 37% of teen girls
- 40% of teen boys