Paragraphs for Traditions: the Federal Government Tries to Regulate Circumcision

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Germany could soon be one of the very few countries where the millennia-old tradition of circumcision will be legally regulated.

This Jewish and Muslim tradition was a hot topic of debate this past summer, after a district court ruled that the circumcision of a four-year-old boy amounted to bodily harm. Now the federal government wants to get involved, but child protection organizations dont think much of the draft legislation.
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