...if you don't want to get arrested and charged for taking nude photos of your infant or toddler, make sure you know what criteria your local prosecutor uses when navigating that "gray area" between a cute butt and a criminally alluring one (note: you probably don't want to actually pose this question to him). Also, if you find yourself under investigation after dropping off a roll of film at the CVS, you might want to bake the prosecutor some cookies, since it appears that his "gut" will be the final arbiter of whether you're a doting parent or an accused child pornographer.
Monday, May 04, 2009
If You Have a Nude Photo of Your Baby, the Government Might Consider You a Child Pornographer
This unsettling story from Reason Magazine tells the sad tale of a grandmother who was roughly arrested after taking a photo of her granddaughter with "bare butt showing".