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Circumcision: religious right or crime? When Judges Become Religious Referees

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A German court ruled that circumcision for non-medical reasons is bodily harm – a criminal assault – a decision that is bound to create uproar among Jewish and Muslim communities. Is it a reasonable ruling? Have your say.

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Posted by on June 29, 2012. Filed under Germany,Islam,Judaism. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

3 Responses to Circumcision: religious right or crime? When Judges Become Religious Referees

  1. Dan Bollinger

    June 30, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    The German Court’s ruling does not violate the BOY’s religious freedom, in fact, it preserves it. At the same time, it preserves his body. Remaining INTACT is everyone’s right, including children.

  2. nemat Ali

    July 1, 2012 at 7:39 am

    It is a religious matter the religions are believed to be from God Almighty and courts must not interfere in such matters. Religious people affected by this decision must go in appeal in the next higher court against this order.

  3. Rafiq A. Tschannen

    July 1, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    Dan Bollinger. I never heard of a case that a man said “sorry, I cannot convert from Islam to Christianity, because I am circumcised”, have you?

    (or about a Jew who might have wanted to convert to Christianity…)

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