Patrick Signs Law Banning ‘Upskirt’ Photos

March 7, 2014 5:03 PM
Patrick Signs Law Banning ‘Upskirt’ Photos
" BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that would update state law to prohibit so-called “upskirt” photos of women.

Patrick’s office said the governor signed the measure Friday, two days after the state’s highest court ruled that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of female subway passengers in Boston wasn’t violating state law as written.

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The House and Senate responded by quickly passing legislation to crack down on people who take photographs of the “sexual or other intimate parts” of women or children in public "

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