German Court: Circumcision On Boys An Assault

BERLIN (AP) -- A German court has ruled that circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure....

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  • German court: Circumcision on boys is an assault
    BERLIN — A German court has ruled that circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure. Cologne state court said the child’s right to physical integrity trumps freedom of religion and parents ...
    06/28/2012 - 9:55 pm | View Link
  • German court bans circumcision of young boys
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Jewish and Muslim groups protested on Wednesday after a German court banned the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons in the first ruling of its kind in the country. The court in the western city of Cologne handed down the ...
    06/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • German court bans circumcision of young boys
    The court in the western city of Cologne handed down the decision on Tuesday in the case of a doctor prosecuted for circumcising a four-year-old Muslim boy who had to be treated two days later for post-operative bleeding. It ruled involuntary religious ...
    06/27/2012 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Circumcision of boys ruled assault in German court
    A court ruling in Germany found circumcision of boys in the country on religious grounds causes bodily harm to the child even if parents want the procedure done. Reaction from the Jewish and other religious faiths is opposition to the controversial ruling.
    06/27/2012 - 2:45 am | View Link
  • German Court Bans Circumcision of Young Boys
    A German court in Cologne ruled that circumcising young boys infringes on their right to be protected from grievous bodily harm on Tuesday, causing outrage from Jewish and Muslim groups who were upset with the ruling, according to multiple reports.
    06/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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