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Britain: Societal Breakdown

July 25, 2007

By Cal Thomas
The Washington Times
July 25, 2006

Another case adding to the sense of societal breakdown involves 16-year-old Lydia Playfoot. A court ruled Miss Playfoot’s school was within its rights in prohibiting her from wearing a small “chastity ring” to demonstrate her commitment to remain a virgin until she marries. The court ruled the ring is not a “proper manifestation” of her faith. The Playfoot family must pay $24,699 in court costs for bringing the case against the school. The girl’s father, the Rev. Phil Playfoot, said, “This country is tolerant of any views except those of Christians.”

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http://washingtontimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070725/COMMENTARY09/107250001
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/europe/britain/flag.shtml