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Atheists: Washington State's Proposed FGM Ban Too Weak

Feb 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

American Atheists issued the following news:

Last week, American Atheists, on behalf of its nearly 1,500 constituents in Washington State, wrote to provide testimony regarding SB 5257. This bill is supposed to protect women and girls from harmful female genital mutilation (FGM) by prohibiting licensed health professionals to engage in such practices.

However, the current bill fails to adequately protect women and girls from FGM in Washington, one of just 22 states that does not prohi...