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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  • Munzer on the German Circumcision Controversy
    Here is the abstract: After an appellate court made circumcision of minors effectively ... Given that roughly 700 million boys worldwide have undergone ritual circumcision, the German controversy has global implications. This Article shows that at day's ...
    08/15/2016 - 8:44 pm | View Link
  • Secularization, Anti-Minority Sentiment, and Cultural Norms in the German Circumcision Controversy
    After an appellate court made circumcision of minors effectively ... Given that roughly 700 million boys worldwide have undergone ritual circumcision, the German controversy has global implications. This Article shows that at day's end, the debate turns ...
    08/14/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • German Court: Circumcision of Young Boys Constitutes "Illegal Bodily Harm"
    A regional court in Cologne, Germany, has determined that religious circumcision of young boys constitutes “illegal bodily harm,” even when performed with the consent of the parents, and that the “fundamental rights of the child to bodily integrity ...
    06/27/2012 - 3:30 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 - 8:26 pm | View Link
  • German court bans male circumcision, sparks outrage among Jews, Muslims
    BERLIN - Jewish and Muslim groups protested on Wednesday after a German court banned the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons, Reuters reported. The ban applies to the Cologne region of Germany. The court in the western city of Cologne handed ...
    06/26/2012 - 7:32 pm | View Link
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  • Beyond the Bris
    I believe that we can complain about circumcision until we all pass out (or on) but until we connect circumcision to much larger issues that are poisoning our world ...
    08/22/2016 - 12:55 pm | View Website
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    News items relating to circumcision and, in particular, to research into the benefits of male circumcision.
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  • Circumcision and law
    There are ancient religious requirements for circumcision. The Hebrew Bible commands Jews to circumcise their male children on the eighth day of life, and to ...
    08/22/2016 - 2:25 am | View Website
  • Circumcision: Policy of Medical Authorities | Circinfo.org
    Statements by Medical Authorities Statements and policies on circumcision by medical authorities. On a world scale circumcision is a minority practice.
    08/21/2016 - 11:26 pm | View Website
  • Circumcision Resource Center | Circumcision.org
    Circumcision Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with the purpose of informing the public and professionals about circumcision.
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