O.J. Simpson’s lawyer defends FGM as religious freedom

Famed defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz has joined the legal team of two Islamic physicians being prosecuted in Michigan for mutilating the genitals of little girls. “This is the first such case prosecuted in the United States,” Heat Street reports. “The defense team is expected to make a two-pronged argument, saying…

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‘I underwent genital mutilation as a child – right here in the United States’

by Tasneem Raja, Mother Jones, April 21, 2017 “‘This story isn’t going away,’ said one friend over the phone. We both grew up in the same controversial, secretive South Asian Muslim sect as the doctor, a 44-year-old emergency room physician named Jumana Nagarwala who was born in Washington, DC. ‘This…

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Misinformation from U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services about Islam and female genital mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), sometimes referred to euphemistically as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) or Female Circumcision, is one of the most barbaric practices in the world today. It is prohibited by law in the USA and many Western countries. Moreover, several US states have outlawed FGM, while legislation is pending…

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