Germany approves bill to keep circumcision legal
The new law, passed with 434 to 100 votes, grants parents the right to authorize the circumcision of their sons by a trained practitioner.
German lawmakers Wednesday approved a bill to keep male infant circumcision legal after a regional court ruled earlier this year that the practice amounts to bodily harm.
The government proposed the law in the wake of harsh criticism of the Cologne court ruling from Jewish and Muslim groups.
The new law, which passed with 434 votes for, 100 against and 46 abstaining, grants parents the...