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New Texas Laws 2019

A new Texas law criminalizes sending unwanted nudes. Lawyers say it might be difficult to enforce.

The law will make the electronic transmission of unwanted sexually explicit material a class C misdemeanor. But legal experts worry it could be written too broadly under the First Amendment to be effective.

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New Texas Laws 2019

Hundreds of new state laws take effect Sept. 1 or sooner. In this series, we take a look at a few that will impact the lives of Texans.

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