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    • Laurel
    • 10.01.14 | 01:40 (IST)

    This father's lawyers are so concerned with the father's "religious rights" and forget the "religious rights" of the son. Yet another case where divorce proceedings go beyond the parents to them using their children to try and hurt their ex. The high court should hold up the mother's claim and leave the child entirely out of the divorce proceedings, beyond giving his mother custody and forbidding the father from ever seeing to have his son circumcised. After all, a person's religious rights should not breach the barrier of another person's body. Let the boy grow up and decide what he wants to do in the name of his religion. Maybe he'll grow up to be an atheist. Then what?

    from the article: Rabbis to court: Uncircumcised boy will suffer 'serious psychological damage’
    First published 18:44 09.01.14 | Last updated 17:44 09.01.14
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