July 2018. Norwegian hospitals are refusing to assist in ritual genital mutilation of baby boys younger than three years old … All hail Thor!
The 53-year-old, who was born into a Jewish family himself, but no longer identifies with the religion, said his main issues arose from the principle that patients needed to be able to consent to surgical procedures.
“I follow the basic principles of medical ethics and circumcision is given a free pass to bypass that,” he said.
Dr Niall McCrae, a mental health lecturer at King’s College London, claims it should be considered in the same regard as female genital mutilation.
I’m glad to say the NSS has been quick in its support of the proposed legislation in Iceland.
Article from the Jerusalem Post, although not mentioned, Muslim ritual rircumcision and halal slaughter, without stunning, are also for the chop.
Scandinavia leads the way on children’s rights and humane animal treatment where these things conflict with primitive cult practices.
“The Progress Party in Norway voted on Saturday in favor of a law banning ritual circumcision of children under the age of 16, a day after the environment committee of Belgium’s Parliament of Wallonia voted in favor of banning ritual slaughter, posing a threat to both shechita (kosher slaughter) and brit mila (circumcision) in Europe.
Proponents of the Norwegian bill, which was discussed during the party’s national gathering over the weekend, claim that circumcision constitutes mental and physical harm to children and constitutes a serious violation of children’s rights. The Progress Party is the third-largest party – with 29 of 169 seats in parliament it serves as the junior partner in Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s cabinet.”
NORWAY’S PROGRESS PARTY CALLS FOR BAN ON CIRCUMCISION OF BOYS
“A pediatrician cut off a “significant portion” of a newborn’s penis during a circumcision procedure last summer at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton, permanently scarring and disfiguring him, according to a lawsuit filed this week by the boy’s parents.”