Skip to comments.Circumcision Ban to Appear on San Francisco Ballot
Posted on 05/18/2011 6:48:45 PM PDT by massmike
A group seeking to ban the circumcision of male children in San Francisco has succeeded in getting their controversial measure on the November ballot, meaning voters will be asked to weigh in on what until now has been a private family matter.
City elections officials confirmed Wednesday that the initiative had received enough signatures to appear on the ballot, getting more than 7,700 valid signatures from city residents. Initiatives must receive at least 7,168 signatures to qualify.
If the measure passes, circumcision would be prohibited among males under the age of 18. The practice would become a misdemeanor offense punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 or up to one year in jail. There would be no religious exemptions.
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The worlds on fire and this and gay marriage is important
Even by liberal standards, this is insane because it falls under the alleged “penumbra” of privacy that Roe v Wade is based on.
Or is that the purpose? They pass this and then it is fought on the grounds that it is unconstitutional for the same reason that makes abortion legal.
Are you saying there are breeders in SaFo City? Who knew?
Anything involving the penis is the highest issue in San Francisco.
....so you can smoke pot, marry your boyfriend, walk down the street naked, ignore Obamacare, light “St Obama” candles -
But you can’t circumcise, smoke a cigarette, carry a “Palin for President” sign....
And they say America is in decline. I say they’re not paying their fair share. :)
I’m not sure why women should be allowed to determine this matter
No Jews allowed!
With no religious exemptions, this law would clearly be unconstitutional.
I swear, the only people Libs hate worse than the white male are Jews.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof”
I don’t think this is constitutional, but it will probably pass and have to be fought all the way to the Supreme Court.
I don’t think any sane people live in SF. I think just a bunch of burned out dopers, 60s hippies that never grew up and all the misfits seeking queer heaven.
SF looks like a zombie apocalypse too. Supposed great restaurants with hollow eyed skeletons delivering the food, Bleck!
What about us Rightists?
Hey, buddy. I got a tip for yah.
Have ‘m take a little off the top.
Nope...there are many laws against things like peyote for example, used in "religious" exercises. Jewish people would be allowed their rituals once the child was of age. Just don't mutilate a child....male or female
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