Colorado’s sexting bill signed into law

By Clay Thorp


It took a trial and subsequent acquittal of a Moffat County School District teacher followed by months of bumps in the legislative road along the way, but Colorado’s sexting bill was finally signed into law on Monday, May 6 by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis.

The bill’s passage closes a chapter in Craig’s history that could have taken much longer had the legislation failed to close a gap in state law allowing for a teacher to send sexually explicit texts to a student and walk away free.

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