Iceland Drops Proposed Bris Milah Ban

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A controversial bill in Iceland which would ban Bris Milah for minors and would make those performing Bris Milah on children – as well as parents who arranged circumcisions for their children – liable for jail time will not be voted on by the Icelandic parliament.

The bill, brought before Iceland’s parliament earlier this year, provides for a maximum sentence of six years in prison for those performing or arranging for the circumcision of a minor.

 

But the proposed legislation drew a torrent of criticism, including bipartisan calls by US lawmakers to reconsider the bill and it was dropped this week.

Read more at Arutz Sheva.

{Matzav.com}

 

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