SCS Action Line: U. S. Rep. Scott Perry and Child Abuse Atty Liz Yore – Taking A Stand Against FGM

Originally posted on The United West What kind of Congressman would risk the wrath of the Muslim Brotherhood political machine and oppose the Sharia crime of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation)?  Congressman Scott Perry [PA 10] did just that! He is an outspoken critic of the Muslim Brotherhood and its infiltration of…

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Perry Calls on Governor, PA Senate to Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C)

Press release from Rep. Scott Perry: Harrisburg, PA — Congressman Scott Perry is calling on the Pennsylvania Senate to pass legislation expressly criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C). The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation earlier this month to ban the practice. Perry sent letters to the Governor and the Senate Judiciary Committee…

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More States Make Headway to Criminalize and Thereby Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation in U.S.

posted by Christopher W. Holton EndFGMToday: State Laws Are Even More Crucial Now After the Federal Ban Was Ruled Unconstitutional WASHINGTON, D.C.—A bill to criminalize the barbaric practice of female genital mutilation in South Carolina is one step closer to becoming a much-needed law.  The national EndFGMToday campaign reports that the bill…

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South Carolina lawmaker wants to put an end to female genital mutilation

posted by Christopher W. Holton More than a dozen states have passed legislation that ban female genital mutilation and now a South Carolina lawmaker wants to add the state to the list.  Representative Heather Ammons Crawford from Horry County filed the bill.  https://www.wspa.com/news/sc-lawmaker-wants-to-put-an-end-to-female-genital-mutilation/1818595827

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Bill Criminalizing FGM Works Its Way Through South Carolina Legislature

posted by Christopher W. Holton A bill to criminalize female genital mutilation (FGM) in South Carolina passed the House sub-committee easily and unanimously this morning and is likely to pass full House committee soon with similar ease. The next hurdle will be South Carolina state Senate. https://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/2019/02/21/bill-criminalizing-fgm-works-its-way-through-south-carolina-legislature/

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Nearly 280,000 Have Signed a Petition to Outlaw Female Genital Mutilation in Massachusetts

For Many Months, #EndFGMToday Has Been Calling on Massachusetts to Criminalize Cruel and Barbaric Practice of FGM WASHINGTON, D.C.—Twenty-two states do not have legal protections in place for women and girls who are at risk for female genital mutilation (FGM). Among them is Massachusetts, and now, residents are taking action to make…

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Minnesota lawmaker’s push for tougher female genital mutilation law faces opposition

posted by Christopher W. Holton Republican state legislator Mary Franson has spent two years pushing for a new state law that would allow tougher prosecution of parents who facilitate or allow the genital mutilation of their daughters. But Franson and supporters of those who want to punish more than just…

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Report: Female Genital Mutilation of Babies on Rise in UK

posted by Christopher W Holton A new report from the BBC revealed that female genital mutiliation (FGM) of very young babies and young girls is on the rise in the United Kingdom, and one victim was only one month old.  https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/michael-w-chapman/report-female-genital-mutilation-babies-rise-uk?fbclid=IwAR2WV-_1ghrk4YunCFHS24IBXj0RyQhvLU4nTypqFOz2vTVowFWLbxSUulY

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