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In my riposte to GFR's advocacy of banning 18, 19, and 20 year-olds from participating in pornography, I wrote: "On the other hand, criminalizing participation in such activity would dramatically raise the stakes involved from mild embarrassment to actual legal penalties." Garance responds that she does not "support legal penalties against teenage participants" and notes that she covered this back on May 4.

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