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Do purity rings belong at school?

Ros Atkins Ros Atkins | 15:31 UK time, Friday, 22 June 2007

It's raining at Glastonbury Festival so think of Richard and Anna from the WHYS team. It's making Woodstock look like a desert event. It's hard to feel too sorry for them though. They have tickets after all, and there were plenty of us disappointed on that front (I'll get over it in a few months).

Here are today's topics...

SHOULD A SCHOOLGIRL BE ALLOWED TO WEAR A 'PURITY RING' TO SCHOOL?
This story's getting massive coverage here in the UK. A 16 year-old girl is at the High Court today. She's contesting a decision by her school to stop her wearing a ring which symbolises her commitment to remain a virgin until she marries. She says Sikh and Muslim pupils can wear bangles and headscarves in class. The school says the ring is not an essential part of the Christian faith. Who do you side with?

IS A BAN ON ALCOHOL AND PORN IN SOME ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES JUSTIFIED?
I mentioned this yesterday. James from WHYS has been working on it for the past two days and we'll be speaking to some of you in the affected communities.

JOKE BEFORE DEATH
Yesterday, we were planning to talk about the death row inmate who is asking for the best joke to say before he dies. But so many of you responded to the Salman Rushdie discussion that it never made it on air. We'll put that right tonight.

Speak to you later.

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