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It’s OK to criticize religious practices

It’s OK to criticize religious practices

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:14 by Brian D. Earp

In a new academic paper Brian D. Earp argues that a firm distinction must be drawn between criticisms of religious practices that stem from irrational prejudice and bigoted attitudes and those that are grounded in sound moral reasoning.

Male circumcision is an unwarranted breach of a child’s integrity – just like FGM

Male circumcision is an unwarranted breach of a child’s integrity – just like FGM

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:28 by Kenneth Houston

The Muslim-Jewish alliance of religious 'leaders' who condemned the recent German court ruling in Cologne on male circumcision stands as a testament to the need for secularism.

Ritual circumcision: religious rights of parents are at odds with the best interests of the child

Ritual circumcision: religious rights of parents are at odds with the best interests of the child

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:16 by Dr Antony Lempert

Dr Antony Lempert of the Secular Medical Forum on the landmark German court ruling that parents do not have the right to circumcise their children without a medical reason.