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Germany Circumcision

Germany Outlines New Law Allowing Circumcision

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion

(Reuters) - Germany's Justice Ministry has outlined a planned new law that will allow the circumcision of infant boys and end months of legal uncertai...

To Cut, or Not to Cut

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 09.25.2012 | World
Alexander Goerlach

Male circumcision pits two fundamental rights against each other: bodily integrity, and freedom of religion. But don't look to the legislature for a solution: it will have to come from within Jewish and Muslim communities.

The V Word and the Legislature

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Politicians and clerics here and abroad spend so much of their time trying to regulate what women can do with their bodies and what assorted body parts can properly be called in polite company that it's nice when the penis gets some attention.

Responding To Religious Outcry, German Court Attempts To Clarify Circumcision Ruling

Reuters | By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor | Posted 08.29.2012 | Religion

PARIS, June 29 (Reuters) - A widely criticised German court verdict on religious circumcision this week aims only to delay the act, not ban it, and ...