“Revenge Porn” Bill Passes the Maryland House of Delegates

Delegate Jon CardinMarch 12, 2014 – Segment 2

We turn to the Maryland Legislature and look at a bill that would make it a crime to post sexually explicit images on the Internet without the subject’s consent. The bill, known as the “revenge porn” bill, passed unanimously through the Maryland House of Delegates and is moving forward to the Senate.

Guests include: Toni Holness, Public Policy Associate, ACLU of MarylandDelegate Jon Cardin, who represents Maryland’s District 11; and Annmarie Chiarini, professor of English at a Maryland community college and a victim advocate for the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI).

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