Last year I wrote about the anti-circumcision campaign here in California, and now another chapter in the Foreskin Chronicles has opened up in Germany. Whereas the California campaign fizzled, the District Court in Cologne on June 26 banned the circumcision of boys for religious reasons. The court reasoned that the practice causes bodily harm and that the child should be able to choose his own religion when he is older.
Cologne’s judges have succeeded where the United Nations has failed since 1948—they’ve brought Jews and Muslims together.
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