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Senator Storms Warns Against Evil Locker Room Sexting

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Kids seem horrible these days. Probably because their parents are getting too high to raise them correctly.

So much so that four students at a Tampa Bay-area middle school raped a 13-year-old flag-football teammate with a broomstick in a school locker room before a game in April.

Let's hope that's an extreme example, but state Sen. Ronda Storms has spelled out the modern dangers that unsupervised locker rooms present to students.

"Even if we did not have the reality of kids getting raped and assaulted, think about 'sexting.' You have enemies in your locker room, and you're getting down to your skivvies, so what's to keep a kid from taking a picture of you and putting that out there?" Storms says.

Storms says she is trying to gather information about locker room supervision policies throughout the state and then will propose legislation requiring more safety measures.

[Naked Politics: Sen. Storms wants school locker room safety amped up]

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