Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Lawyer Cites Muslims’ ‘Religious Practice’ In Defense Of Female Genital Mutilation. Here’s Why It Won’t Work

...“It’s not an absolute right that just because someone has a religious belief, they’re protected to do it. And it’s subject to when there’s a compelling state interest to the contrary,” Brad Dacus, head of the Pacific Justice Institute, explained to The DCNF.

The court usually allows religious accommodations in medical situations, Dacus went on, but not if the medical procedure permanently harms a person or causes death....