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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  • Germany court criminalizes circumcision of minors
    ... circumcising young boys based on religious traditions is prohibited even if the parents consent to the procedure. The Cologne state court [official website, in German] addressed the issue of whether to criminalize the circumcision of Muslim and Jewish ...
    05/13/2015 - 4:35 am | View Link
  • German Court Bans Male Circumcision
    A German court has managed to bring together Christians, Muslims and Jews — at least in a shared sense of outrage. 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 ...
    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
  • 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 - 5:58 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 ...
    06/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
    05/23/2015 - 6:29 pm | 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.
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