Massachusetts Signs ‘Upskirt Photos’ Ban Into Law

The bill follows a controversial ruling on Wednesday

   

Taking upskirt photos in Massachusetts is now banned after the state’s Supreme Judicial Court ruled on Wednesday that the photos are legal in the state.

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Governor Deval Patrick signed the proposed bill on Friday morning that bans taking upskirt photos, also known as “upskirting.” State lawmakers passed the bill unanimously which outlaws photographs of “sexual or other intimate parts” of women or children in public on Thursday.

The original Massachusetts law only banned taking “nude or partial nude” photos of people in dressing rooms and bathrooms.

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