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A Detroit federal courtroom will be deciding the limits of religious freedom in a case involving members of the Dawoodi Bohra, a small Indian-Muslim sect in Farmington Hills Michigan. The question that has been raised is the cutting of little girls genitals a constitutional right? That question arise from two 7 year old girls who underwent a procedure February. The mothers who brought them in have argued that it is was a moral and religious decision. Furthermore they say no harm was done during the procedure. The outcome of the case will determine the flexibility of the First Amendment and constitutional rights. To read more about this story click here.  

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