Absurd, Outrageous Religious Liberty Argument Used to Justify Female Genital Mutilation

Doctor Freed Last Week on $4.5 Million Bond,While Two Mothers of 7-Year-Old Girls Indicted on Charges Washington, D.C.—A doctor charged with mutilating the genitals of young girls in Michigan is out on bond, after a judge released her from pre-trial detention last week. The $4.5 million bond was met by 17 of…

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Nations Join Forces to Stop Violence That 1 in 3 Women Face

UNITED NATIONS —World leaders meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday launched a half-billion-dollar effort to end violence against women and girls, a crime suffered by 1 in 3 in their lifetimes. The effort will fund anti-violence programs that promote prevention, bolster government policies and provide women and girls with…

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FAITH FILE: OK, Let’s Talk About Cheap Sex, Female Genital Mutilation And Jesus

Now that I have your attention… Federal officials arrested two Muslim women who drove from their Minnesota homes to Detroit to subject their seven-year-old daughters to the horrific — and illegal in the U.S. — practice of female genital mutilation, or female circumcision. “Haseena Halfal, 34, of Plymouth, Minnesota, and…

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