Tell us what you think. States that have carved out sexting from child pornography laws aim to allow youths like the North Carolina boy to avoid traditional prosecution by taking part in classes or other alternative approaches to punishment. A handful of states, including Arkansas and Texassay that teenagers who create images of themselves and don't share them can claim that as a defense. Your current city:
But legal experts say outdated laws, which designate a teen both victim and perpetrator, are still problematic.