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Old 11-22-2018, 08:24 AM
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no let's talk about the abhorrent practice in either sex, religious or otherwise.
the court can rule against it because its accepted in males in this country
Murder of the unborn is accepted in this country. So, what?
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The judge actually made the correct decision. I find the practice of FGM disgusting, and it should be illegal. However, the federal government is not the place to address this. The tenth amendment declares it a state issue.
The federal government has already violated the tenth amendment in so many areas such as education, medical services, drug laws, etc. yet this judge has inconsistently ruled that the barbaric practice of FGM is allowed since it was the federal government that made it illegal.
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The federal government has already violated the tenth amendment in so many areas such as education, medical services, drug laws, etc. yet this judge has inconsistently ruled that the barbaric practice of FGM is allowed since it was the federal government that made it illegal.
Got to start somewhere. I agree the practice is abhorrent. So is abortion. So is a lot of things. Almost all of them, however, are not the federal governments job.
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