While many parents teach their children not to talk to or give their phone number to strangers, the state of Virginia is soliciting children for the purpose of responding to a sex education text line.
That's right, there are at least ten states that now offer anonymous advice on sex and reproduction to minors. In some cases, a federal grant, intended for abstinence education, pays for these hotlines. Despite the parameters associated with receiving the federal funding, much of the advice given to teens through the hotline normalizes and even encourages sexual activity.
Read what Victoria Cobb of The Family Foundation of Virginia and other family advocates have to say about this troubling trend here.