Lydia Playfoot, Chastity Ring - UK
Watching the BBC this morning my stomach churned as a 16 year old girl was talking about how she is taking her school to court. This is because of those stupid chastity rings that Christians wear to symbolise that they will remain 'pure' until they are married. She was breaking school rules by wearing it during secondary school (11-15yrs) because it is not part of the uniform and she was constantly being told off.
This makes me want to scream.
IF she is a 'good' Christian (don't get me started on that one) then one would assume she follows a little thing called THE LAW.
In this country (UK) the legal age for having sex is 16.
Therefore one would assume that she won't be having sex anyway.
On this premise she should perhaps start wearing it AFTER turing 16 which is about the time when she left school. Why drag the school through the High courts for this load of bull.
This whole thing is just her being used by her parents who are obviously having a pop at the muslims in this country for the whole vail thing. They are feeling generally intimdated. I can see why. Theres a massive 1.5 million muslims living in England and Wales which they obviously feel threatens their measily (!) 35 million christians.
For me this ring symbolises that she is tempted to break the law constantly, and has been for some time! I think the authorities should keep an eye on her as she is publically stating that she is a potential trouble maker and law breaker!!!!!