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 Bans Male Circumcision
    The court in Cologne has banned circumcision for boys on the grounds that it amounts to bodily harm. (MORE: How 11 New York City Babies Contracted Herpes Through Circumcision) The court made its ruling in the case of a 4-year-old boy who had been ...
    06/29/2012 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • German court bans circumcision of young boys
    Jewish and Muslim groups have protested 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 decision on Tuesday in the ...
    06/27/2012 - 8:37 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 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • German court: Child circumcision 'an assault'
    Thousands of young boys are circumcised every year in Germany, especially in the country's large Jewish and Muslim communities. The court specified that circumcision was not illegal if carried out for medical reasons.
    06/27/2012 - 3:40 am | View Link
  • Religious groups outraged after German court rules circumcision amounts to 'bodily harm'
    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 ...
    06/26/2012 - 9:26 pm | View Link
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  • German Court Rules Against Circumcising Boys
    BERLIN — A German court in Cologne ruled on Tuesday that circumcising young boys represents grievous bodily harm, a decision that could have significant ...
    08/22/2014 - 11:11 pm | View Website
  • Cutting Controversy: German Court Sets New Circumcision ...
    Circumcision has become a highly fraught subject in Germany since 2012, when a Higher Regional Court in Cologne decided that religious circumcision of boys ...
    09/27/2013 - 9:46 am | View Website
  • German Court Outlaws Circumcision for Baby Boys | Inhabitots
    A German court has ruled that circumcision infringes on a child's right to be protected from bodily harm.
    09/6/2012 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • German Court Bans Male Circumcision | TIME.com
    The court in Cologne has banned circumcision for boys on the grounds ... German Court Bans Male Circumcision. A German court has stepped into a ...
    06/30/2012 - 5:44 am | View Website
  • Circumcision ruling condemned by Germany's Muslim and ...
    Jewish and Muslim leaders were united on Wednesday in their condemnation of a German court's decision to in effect outlaw the circumcision of boys after a judge ...
    06/27/2012 - 1:33 pm | View Website
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