Circumcision Ban off Ballot

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Posted: Jul 28, 2011 7:41 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Jul 28, 2011 7:41 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: San Francisco, male circumcision, California, judge, ballot

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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