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 Government Promises to Legally Protect Circumcision
    The German government on Friday pledged quick action to protect the right of Jews and Muslims to circumcise baby boys on religious ... ruling by a court in Cologne has sparked international outcry. The court ruled that non-medical circumcision, practiced ...
    07/13/2012 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • 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 - 3:36 pm | 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
  • 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 ...
    06/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Circumcision Resource Center |
    Circumcision Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with the purpose of informing the public and professionals about circumcision.
    08/15/2017 - 3:37 pm | View Website
  • Circumcision and law
    Laws restricting, regulating, or banning circumcision, some dating back to ancient times, have been enacted in many countries and communities.
    08/15/2017 - 10:01 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    08/15/2017 - 9:40 am | View Website
    CIRCLIST's account of the sorry state of the United Kingdom when it comes to the matter of circumcision.
    08/15/2017 - 4:46 am | View Website
  • Circumcision and Human Rights
    Why infant circumcision is a breach of human rights.
    08/14/2017 - 3:50 am | View Website
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