I'd like to thank John Scalzi for writing this. Mr. Scalzi, I promise to buy and read one of your books soon. Until then, I'll remain a faithful follower of your blog.
more here on purity balls. I can't bring myself to link directly to the FotF website, but the link's on Whatever.
Here's the crux of it:
"I make a promise this day to God to remain sexually pure until the day I give myself as a wedding gift to my husband. I know that God requires this of me, that he loves me, and that he will reward me for my faithfulness." And the daddies pledge to protect their little girls' honors.