Circumcision Ban

Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Prevent Male Circumcision Bans In California

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.


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California Legislature Passes Bill Halting Local Circumcision Bans

The California Legislature has approved a bill preventing local jurisdictions from banning male circumcision, a measure written in response to ballot measure proposed in San Francisco.


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San Francisco Circumcision Ban To Be Stricken From Ballot

A San Francisco trial judge said she intends to strike a ban on male circumcision from the city’s November ballot.


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State Bill Would Block San Francisco Circumcision Ban

Two California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would pre-empt local governments from enacting laws regarding male circumcision and reserve such legislation for the state level.

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

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SF City Attorney Raises Concerns About Proposed Circumcision Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office made a rare move Thursday by filing a brief on a measure for the November ballot, a proposal to criminalize male circumcision. The city […]


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Lawsuit Challenges Proposed SF Circumcision Ban

The lawsuit, expected to be filed in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the city has no authority to regulate common medical procedures.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

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San Franciscans To Vote On Circumcision Ban

A proposal to criminalize male circumcision will go before San Francisco voters this November.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

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Circumcision Ban Appears Headed For San Francisco Ballot

A proposal to criminalize male circumcision in San Francisco was submitted to the city this week with enough signatures to put the ban on the ballot for the November election, but local religious groups said Thursday that they plan to strongly oppose the initiative.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011