‘how can a teen be old enough to face adult felony charges, but not old enough to keep a nude picture of himself on his phone?’

A North Carolina 17-year-old caught in a sexting scandal faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor that could land him in jail for up to 10 years, since the law considers him an adult. But one of the minors he supposedly exploited is himself­…

The other is his girlfriend of the same age. They swapped pics. She pleaded down and got 12 months probation.   h/t Ace of Spades HQ