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 - 11:08 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 ...
    06/28/2012 - 1:55 pm | View Link
  • Circumcision of young boys banned by German court
    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 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • German court: Circumcision on boys an assault
    Graumann said the circumcision of newborn Jews has been practiced for thousands of years and "every country in the world respects this religious right." Muslims also circumcise young boys, while many parents request it on health grounds. The state court's ...
    06/26/2012 - 4:13 pm | 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 - 9:56 am | View Link
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    Get the latest health news from Dr. Richard Besser. Here you'll find stories about new medical research, the latest health care trends and health issues that affect ...
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  • Circumcision and law
    There exist laws restricting or regulating circumcision, some dating back to ancient times. In a number of modern states, circumcision is presumed to be legal, but ...
    09/2/2015 - 10:16 am | View Website
  • Israelis' Opinion on Circumcision, German Ban on Jewish ...
    The issue of circumcision of young boys has been widely-spoken about in the media recently, particularly following German attempts to ban this Jewish and ...
    09/2/2015 - 8:22 am | View Website
  • History of male circumcision
    The origin of male circumcision is not known with certainty. It has been variously proposed that it began as a religious sacrifice, as a rite of passage marking a boy ...
    09/2/2015 - 1:05 am | View Website
  • Men and Circumcision
    Circumcision. Menstuff® has compiled information, books, and resources on the issue of circumcision. For clarity, circumcision is the surgical removal of foreskin.
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