Finnish party plans new bill to ban ritual circumcision

04.10.2012                      18.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 2

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Finnish party plans new bill to ban ritual circumcision

Finland’s third largest political party proposes criminalizing circumcision in boys who are under fifteen; local Jewish community leader says the bill won’t go through in near future.

Finland's third largest party, True Finns, has demanded a ban on ritual circumcision of minors. In a debate held on September 26 at the Finnish parliament in Helsinki, Vesa-Matti Saarakkala, a lawmaker for True Finns, reiterated his calls in March to outlaw the practice in Finland….