Ellison to co-sponsor bill to protect circumcision

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  1. Submitted by James Hamilton on 06/16/2011 - 02:52 pm.

    Perhaps a reader can tell us whether cliterectomy is a religous or cultural practice? If the former, why would it not be protected as well?

  2. Submitted by Dennis Tester on 06/17/2011 - 09:04 am.

    You can’t make this stuff up.

  3. Submitted by Richard Pecar on 06/17/2011 - 12:40 pm.

    Finally, an elected official with skin in the game!

  4. Submitted by Harry Guiremand on 08/11/2011 - 10:43 am.

    When you take away part of someone’s body, you take away part of their life. 
    A boy’s right to his own body, his right to life, is a more fundamental right, and must take precedence over, the right of others, including his parents, to freely exercise their religion on his body. 

  5. Submitted by Brentt Helland on 08/15/2011 - 08:59 pm.

    For obvious reasons, Sherman’s bill is NOT called the “Religious[, Human, and Children’s] Rights Defense Act”.

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