Vermont May Legalize 'Sexting'

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Sending graphic pictures and video via text messaging may soon be legal for Vermont teens.

It is known as sexting and under current child pornography laws, teens could be sent to jail if they are caught sending the images -- even if it's consensual.

Click the player to watch the CBN News report followed by Pat Robertson's comments.

The Vermont legislature is considering a bill to make sexting exempt from that law.

Sexting is on the rise across the country. A recent study showed 20 percent of teens say they have tried sexting.

If the Vermont bill passes, the state would be one of the first to give teens legal protection.

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