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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Is your child committing a crime?

New state law aims to prevent sharing of nude photos between minors

 

July 1, 2017



WORLAND – July 1 is the beginning of the fiscal year and also the day when the majority of laws passed by the Wyoming Legislature come into effect. One of the new state laws that goes into effect today is Wyoming Statute 6-4-305 which makes sending or possessing nude images of a minor (who is at least 11 years of age and under 18) by a minor illegal.

While Washakie County Attorney John Worrall has not had to deal with this issue, he did state that he could see the need for such a law. “I can see circumstances where that would be something the Legislature would want to consider prohibiti...



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