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Sext and the City Jail

Sext and the City Jail

Alabama Parents Think the Best Way to Handle Teen Sexting Is to Report It to the Cops

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Sexting is a new phenomenon, and some parents are treating it the way adults throughout history have treated the fact that some teens have sex lives–by freaking out and punishing young people with slut-shaming and teen sex witch hunts.

A report from USA Today says that cops in Prattville, Ala., deal with “a sexting-related issue” about once every two weeks, which means, yes, parents are actually bothering the cops with this issue. Read More