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 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
  • 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 ...
    06/27/2012 - 2:38 pm | View Link
  • German court: Circumcision on boys an assault
    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. Cologne state court said the child's right to physical integrity trumps freedom of religion and ...
    06/26/2012 - 4:13 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 ...
    06/26/2012 - 1:00 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
  • German court: Circumcision on Jewish boys assault
    Cologne state court said the child's right to physical integrity trumps freedom of religion and parents' rights, German news agency dapd reported Tuesday. The case involved a doctor accused of carrying out a circumcision on a 4-year-old that led to medical ...
    06/26/2012 - 9:50 am | View Link
  • German Court: Circumcision on Jewish Boys Assault
    BERLIN (AP) - A German court has ruled that circumcising young Jewish boys amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure. Cologne state court said the child's right to physical integrity trumps freedom of religion and parents' rights ...
    06/26/2012 - 7:51 am | View Link
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  • Beyond the Bris: News and Views on Jewish Circumcision
    Sean Altman uses satire and melody to spread the message that people of all backgrounds should consider foregoing circumcision for their newborn sons.
    02/6/2016 - 12:12 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.
    02/4/2016 - 11:23 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.
    02/4/2016 - 5:04 pm | View Website
  • History of Circumcision
    Accurate and reliable information on the history of circumcision, including articles and primary documents relating to both male and female circumcision, in both ...
    02/3/2016 - 5:12 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    02/3/2016 - 4:01 pm | View Website
  • Circumcision controversies
    Male circumcision has often been, and remains, the subject of controversy on a number of grounds—including religious, ethical, sexual, and health.
    02/2/2016 - 6:51 am | View Website
  • Circumcision | Society | The Guardian
    Fezisa Mdibi’s 11-year-old son will soon be called to take part in the Xhosa rite of passage – circumcision. But with dozens dying each year from botched ...
    01/31/2016 - 7:53 pm | View Website
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