The posting of nude photographs online of an ex-spouse or significant other without consent has become more prevalent in our communities and Kansas is trying to ban this practice.

Executice Director Micah Kubic was recently interviewed on this topic and  said criminal law “is probably too blunt of an instrument to use on these types of issues.”

His organization is sympathetic to the privacy concerns, he said. But he added that lawmakers should tread carefully to ensure they don’t end up restricting free speech.

“In general we would be concerned, yes, about criminalizing forms of expression of any kind whether those are images or language. And I think there’s no question that there’s expression that is taking place in these incidents,” Kubic said.

Read the entire article on the Wichita Eagle from January 20, 2015.

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