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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

German Court Makes Circumcision for Religious Reasons a Crime | CNSNews.com

Wow, I wish the court would decide that “fundamental right of the child to bodily integrity outweighed the fundamental rights of the parents" also applied to cases of abortion.


The following excerpts are from cnsnews.com:
  • A German court has ruled that circumcising male infants for religious reasons, as Jews in particular have done for thousands of years, constitutes grievous bodily harm and is a crime, regardless of parental consent.
  • A public health specialist who is also a traditional Jewish circumciser called the ruling “stupid,” suggesting Wednesday that while “politically-correct modern liberal thinkers” would not be open to persuasion about Jewish values, they should at least consider studies finding wide-ranging health benefits from the procedure.
  • In a ruling bound to fuel a long-running debate over circumcision, a regional court in Cologne said Tuesday that the “fundamental right of the child to bodily integrity outweighed the fundamental rights of the parents.”

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German Court Makes Circumcision for Religious Reasons a Crime | CNSNews.com

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