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: Circumcision on boys is an assault
    BERLIN — 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 parents ...
    06/29/2012 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • German court: Circumcision harms boys
    BERLIN, June 27 (UPI) -- A German regional court has ruled that doctors can be prosecuted for performing circumcisions, even when done for religious reasons at the parents' wishes. Both Jewish and Muslim leaders have criticized the ruling by a court in ...
    06/27/2012 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • German court bans circumcision of young boys
    The court in the western ... The Central Council of Jews in Germany called the ruling an "unprecedented and dramatic intrusion" of the right to religious freedom and an "outrageous and insensitive" act. "Circumcision for young boys is a solid component ...
    06/27/2012 - 6:05 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 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • German court: Circumcision on Jewish boys assault
    BERLIN -- 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, German ...
    06/26/2012 - 8:34 am | View Link
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