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A group of lawmakers and community activists wants Douglas County, Ga., District Attorney J. David McDade punished for distributing to state legislators a videotape showing sex acts in his efforts to block legislation that could have set free Genarlow Wilson.

The group is using as ammunition a statement made late Wednesday by U.S. Attorney David E. Nahmias that distribution of the videotape, used as evidence in Wilson’s child molestation trial, violated federal law. On Thursday, Nahmias elaborated, naming McDade and saying he violated federal child pornography statutes. Nahmias declined to comment on whether he’d prosecute McDade or others who accepted the tape.

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