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icon14.gif An interesting development in Germany  [message #66913] Wed, 27 June 2012 20:21 Go to next message
timmy   United Kingdom

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18604664





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Re: An interesting development in Germany  [message #66914 is a reply to message #66913] Fri, 29 June 2012 10:16 Go to previous message
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"this issue is a moral and political minefield."

I couldn't agree more on this fact. In fact I often wonder what it would be like if I wasn't a victim of this form of bodily mutilation myself..? Admittedly my family and I are not followers of any specific religious movement but I was born in the UK which as the article states, even all those years ago, is a recommendation for health reasons.

I stand by the fortitude of the Child's right over that of religious 'freedom' again speaking in reference - what if the child chooses at a later stage in life to change religion or not follow one... Where was his freedom amongst all of this..?
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