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....

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  • 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 ...
    06/27/2012 - 6:05 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 ...
    06/27/2012 - 1:37 am | View Link
  • German court outlaws circumcision for infant boys
    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.
    06/26/2012 - 11:44 am | 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 - 11:26 am | View Link
  • German Court: Circumcision on Jewish Boys Amounts to Bodily Harm
    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 - 10:23 am | View Link
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  • Research Related to the Global Survey of Circumcision Harm
    Members of the general public wanting to know more about the benefits and functions of the foreskin and the inherent harm of childhood circumcision, will find these ...
    09/21/2014 - 2:43 pm | View Website
  • Intactivism News
    Eurasia Review July 29, 2012 Swiss Legal Experts Divided Over Circumcision. By Sophie Douez. Moves by two Swiss hospitals to suspend the practice of circumcising boys ...
    09/21/2014 - 4:42 am | 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. The Ancient ...
    09/20/2014 - 3:10 am | View Website
  • 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.
    09/19/2014 - 5:23 pm | View Website
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