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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    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
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    A decision to outlaw circumcision on young boys on the grounds that it causes 'illegal bodily harm' has sparked fury among Jewish and Islamic groups in Germany. The court decision to make child circumcision a crime, made in the city of Cologne, has ...
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    Thousands of Muslim and Jewish boys are circumcised in Germany every year. Although male circumcision - unlike female circumcision - is not illegal in Germany, the court's judgement said the "fundamental right of the child to bodily integrity outweighed ...
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