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The parents of two of the girls countersued the DA with the assistance of the American Civil Liberties Union, who argued that the images did not constitute pornography and that the girls could not be charged as they did not consent to the distribution of the images that pictured them. Sexting has led to criminal prosecution along with classification as a sex offender for some young people. Teens and Sexting | Pew Research Center
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