Iceland Drops Proposed Bris Milah Ban


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.





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