Court ruling leads to ban on circumcision

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    Legally, I completely understand this ruling and have a degree of sympathy with it since there can be little doubt that it is technically mutilation and due to the age at which it is carried out the child's consent is not given, and of course the procedure is irreversible.

    But a whole host of other issues appear to be getting grafted onto it as well, so I worry that it opens the gates for multiple other "rights of the child" issues. Where will it stop? Prosecuting parents for having their infants baptized?

    Plus of course it increases the likelihood of the procedure being done by those who are medically unqualified and in non-sterile conditions.

     
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    It is best to keep it legal because those who are very devout will simply either take their kids overseas to get it done, or find someone within the country to do it. Either way, banning it won't prevent it.
     
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    True. What's legal can be regulated and kept safe.
     
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    Isn't there already a really long thread on this very topic?
     
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    Don't know. Is there?
     
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    Yep. I found it.

    Its right here
     
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    I think you need to lay off the drugs for awhile.
     
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    Granny says, "Awww, the poor lil' boy pro'bly thought it was bein' cut off...
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    Canada home circumcision conviction upheld
    Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Canada's Supreme Court upheld the assault conviction of a Jehovah's Witness who tried to perform a home circumcision on his 4-year-old son.
     
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    Ummmmmmm, I thought JW's were 'dry' types - or supposed to be??????

    And where was the poor mite's mother????

    VERY sad.
     
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    Funneh as hell, both Jews And Muslims are together on this!
     

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