The Salt Lake Tribune, in an effort to allow legislators an opportunity to explain why bills they are sponsoring are important to them, is asking state leaders to talk about their measures for a feature called "In Their Own Words." The videos will appear regularly during the legislative session.
Here is the first edition of "In Their Own Words."
Rep. Marie Poulson, D-Cottonwood Heights, is looking to pass HB71, also known as the "revenge porn" bill, which would make the nonconsensual distribution of private images between couples a third-degree felony.
Poulson says the bill would protect couples who have "naively or unwisely shared personal images with one another," which, after a breakup, can be used to harm individuals in their professional or family life.