Since they’re both minors would it be less harsh? Would it be reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor? Would there be any alternatives to a long prison sentence?
The situation is way too speculative to make any accurate statement. Federal and State law MAY apply, but until any charges are filed, there is no way to answer your questions.
It could be considered child pornography and could be prosecuted in state or federal court. If you have been doing this, stop.
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