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New proposal for 'sexting' by teenagers

April 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
There is a new proposal to deal with so-called "sexting" by teenagers.

A bill in the state assembly would make counseling and community service mandatory for teens who text or email sexual photos with malicious intent.

According to a recent survey, one in five teens have taken nude or semi-nude pictures of themselves and sent them to someone else. In some cases, they end up getting re-sent or posted online.