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 Rules Religious Circumcision On Young Boys Is A Crime
    A German court has ruled that circumcising young boys, even for religious purposes, amounts to grievous bodily harm, a decision that the Jewish community has said trampled on parents’ religious rights. Yahoo News reports that the regional court of ...
    06/27/2012 - 5:58 pm | View Link
  • German court bans circumcision of young boys
    BERLIN 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 decision on ...
    06/27/2012 - 2:05 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
  • German court rules circumcision is 'bodily harm'
    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 ...
    06/26/2012 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • German court rules religious circumcision on boys an assault
    Circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to grievous bodily harm, a German court ruled Tuesday in a landmark decision that the Jewish community said trampled on parents' religious rights. The regional court in Cologne, western Germany, ruled ...
    06/26/2012 - 9:26 am | View Link
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    Statements by Medical Authorities Statements and policies on circumcision by medical authorities. On a world scale circumcision is a minority practice.
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    The Tip of the Iceberg Men who resent being circumcised We often hear "I've never heard of a man complaining about being circumcised!" Send them here and they won't ...
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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 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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  • Brit milah
    Mohel. A mohel is a Jew trained in the practice of brit milah, the "covenant of circumcision." According to traditional Jewish law, in the absence of a grown free ...
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