Latest Circumcision and law Stories

2011-06-22 14:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today joined with a group of community organizations, doctors and Jewish and Muslim families in San Francisco in a lawsuit challenging a November ballot initiative that seeks to criminalize the circumcision of males under the age of 18. The lawsuit calls on the state Department of Elections to remove the anti-circumcision proposition from the ballot on the grounds that the City of San Francisco would have...

2009-07-25 13:15:59

Two out of three doctors surveyed in Sweden said they refuse to circumcise boys because they consider it assault without the child's consent, sources said. The opposing doctors said they did not perform circumcisions unless the procedure was deemed medically necessary.

2009-07-13 06:25:33

Israeli and Senegalese doctors will perform male circumcisions in Southern and Eastern Africa, to try to reduce HIV transmission, team organizers said.

2005-07-29 06:35:37

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Female circumcision, which is practised in more than 30 countries and affects 2 million girls each year, could cause infertility.

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