General Assembly weighs ‘Revenge Porn’ ban

February 13, 2014

A ban on 'revenge porn' is making its way through the Virginia General Assembly.

A ban on ‘revenge porn’ is making its way through the Virginia General Assembly.

The act of posting elicit pictures of an ex-lover is currently legal in every state except California and New Jersey. But the phenomenon known as “revenge porn” has attracted the attention of Virginia lawmakers who hope to outlaw the practice in the commonwealth. Matthew Hall reports.