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Massachusetts Legislature Approves Ban On Upskirt Photos

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“It is sexual harassment. It is an assault on another person...women and children should be able to go to public places without feeling like they are not protected by the law,” Senate President Therese Murray told reporters following the vote, according to the Globe.

In the decision on Wednesday, the court said that current Massachusetts criminal voyeurism law only applies to people nude or partially nude who are in private.