Women’s Activists Concerned over Judge Ruling Female Genital Mutilation Ban ‘Unconstitutional’

Women’s Activists Concerned over Judge Ruling Female Genital Mutilation Ban ‘Unconstitutional’ – Michigan state Senator Rick Jones also voiced concern about the ruling.  “I’m angry that the federal judge dismissed this horrific case that affected upwards of a hundred girls who were brutally victimized and attacked,” Jones said in a statement. “We set a precedent that female genital mutilation will not be tolerated here … I hope other states will follow suit.”  The Michigan case led state legislators to officially pass a state law banning female genital mutilation. Anyone performing or assisting in the procedure can face up to 15 years in prison.  Read more:  https://townhall.com/tipsheet/briannaheldt/2018/11/26/womens-rights-leaders-concerned-over-judge-ruling-female-genital-mutilation-ban-unconstitutional-n2536523