Representing yourself as a member of an organization to which you do not belong may be considered to be fraud and even punishable by law in some areas. This is a result of the often close relationship with many fraternal organizations and insurance benefits. Even though most grand lodges do not offer insurance, the laws still apply. If your father was a mason and you are not, you may be tempted to wear his ring. Be aware that he would definitely disapprove of this.If you reproduce any portion of this page, please link back to http://MasonicMyths.com and include the attribution - This page was written by the Past Masters of the The Ashlar Company.