You’ve heard of “honor killings” where a victim of rape is killed because she has “dishonored” her family…?
This is a different version of the same horrid practice:
In India, clan councils want the government to ban marriages within the same sub-caste. But some couples who choose love over tradition pay the ultimate price: death at the hands of their own family.
The caste system is no different from racial discrimination, where some people truly believe that something you can’t control (your parents, your skin color, etc) should dictate how you ought to be treated the rest of your life.
(via Atheist Media Blog)