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Circumcision Ban off Ballot

4 years ago July 28, 2011 Jul 28, 2011 Thursday, July 28 2011 Thursday, July 28, 2011 6:41:27 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

A judge in San Francisco says a measure calling for a ban on male circumcision is off the November ballot. Judge Loretta Giorgi says the ban violates a California law that makes regulating medical procedures a function of the state, not cities. Those that favor the ban argue circumcision is not a medical procedure and the ballot measure also included an exception in cases where it was needed for health reasons.

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