A. Barton Hinkle Says Protecting Kids From Predators Doesn't Require Bigotry


Auguste Levêque

Some Virginia public officials seem to have trouble grasping an extremely simple concept: Protecting children from sexual predation does not require drawing distinctions among different types of sex. Had he emphasized that point more, state Sen. Tom Garrett might have spared himself a great deal of grief. A. Barton Hinkle discusses regulating the "who" and "where" of sex, without getting involved in the "how" of it.