In Pennsylvania, certain types of behavior are considered to be “indecent” and against the law. While most assume that indecency crimes and offenses have some type of sexual behavior or nudity involved, the term also includes certain acts that others may find shocking or “beneath the dignity” of civil society.
Indecency crimes in Pennsylvania include:
- Open lewdness
- Indecent exposure
- Using obscene gestures
- Invasion of Privacy for sexual purposes
- Showing obscene materials
- Displaying a person with an intellectual or developmental disability or has a deformity