Coalition wants to overturn Arizona's 'nude photo law'

Coalition wants to overturn Arizona's 'nude photo law'
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Booksellers and publishers are joining forces to sue the state of Arizona, saying a new law aiming to protect people from having nude photos of themselves displayed without consent violates their constitutional rights.

The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court by the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU Foundation of Arizona, and law firm Dentons US LLP, general counsel for the Media Coalition. The so-called "nude photo law" took effect July 24, and was crafted to prevent nude images from going on display without the consent of the person depicted in the buff. It's also a way to stop so-called "revenge porn," where spurned lovers post intimate shots of their former partners without consent.

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