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July 13, 2012 11:47 am

Merkel Supports Circumcision Right in Germany

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: wiki commons.

BBC – The German government says Jewish and Muslim communities should be able to continue the practice of circumcision, after a regional court ruled it amounted to bodily harm.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said it was a case of protecting religious freedom.

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