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Germany Downgrades Child Porn Possession To Misdemeanor: REPORT

Daily Caller

By Lisa Moore – May 21, 2024

The German Parliament reportedly passed a bill Thursday downgrading the possession of child sexual abuse materials from a felony to a misdemeanor.

Possession and acquisition of child pornography will now receive “a minimum sentence of three months imprisonment in the future, and distribution with a minimum sentence of six months imprisonment,” the German Parliament, the Bundestag, writes in a press release issued Wednesday. It states that the possession and acquisition of child pornography will in the future be “classified as misdemeanors and not as crimes.” The bill received a majority of votes in the Parliament Thursday night, Reduxx reports.

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