A German court has sparked outrage among both Jewish and Muslim communities in the country after it ruled that circumcision was illegal.
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What German Courts decided is fair. What moral authority we have to
condemn the so-called "female circumcision" if we approve
doing the same to our baby males?
Unfortunately Islam lacks the position of mohel. If you only do one job,
you tend to do it well, whereas pediatricians, unfortunately do many
Any potentially harmful body modification of infants should be
prohibited in the West - no matter whether Muslims like it or not.
Islamic societies have a tradition of physical violence against women
It should be prohibited everywhere, not just in the west.
Besides, they can always drive to nearby country where circumcision is
permitted. It would be helpful to know the name of the surgeon who
performed circumcision so badly that doctors have this opinion regarding
practice. Shouldn't he be imprisoned for causing harm to patient?
I though things like this happen only in the US and Canada. I am
Christian and circumcised, and I have had my boys circumcised as well.
None of my boys have questioned my right to have them circumcised at
birth and when the time comes they will make the same decision for their
own male children. This is a parental right, like choosing their school.
If they had self-respect, they should've go to leave there to start with.
For allowing children to have the freedom of religion and not be scarred
by their parents belief system.
Circumcision is mutilation of defenseless newborns, nothing less.
The practice of circumcision in Jewish law which the meaning and value
is far away from your attributes which you are consider, as you can't
grasp the effect on spiritual realm.
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