You’d think that my home state had, overnight, become the reactionary, red neck, low-class, trailer trash, homophobic, Hee-Haw capital of the nation.
Here’s the latest from the birthplace of presidents:
The blunt message will be pasted on billboards and barroom coasters across Virginia: “Isn’t she a little young?” it will ask in bold pink and white lettering against a black backdrop. “Sex with a minor,” the wording will continue. “Don’t go there.”
The Virginia Department of Health is launching a campaign in Northern Virginia, Richmond and Roanoke to stop men from engaging in sex with underage girls. Health officials say they hope their program will reduce the number of pregnancies that result from such illegal conduct.