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Should Religious Circumcision Be Banned?

April 20, 2016

(The Telegraph) – Was the judge, who acknowledged that “the safest point in time to have carried out the procedure has long since passed,” right in her refusal to withhold the circumcision order? Should children’s health be prioritised above the spirituality of parents? And can the widespread practice of male circumcision really be classed as genital mutilation?

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