A California state assembly bill aimed at San Francisco’s circumcision ban on the November ballot seeks to make it clear that no local law can restrict the practice.San Francisco resident Lloyd Schofield gathered more than 12,000 signatures to get the measure on the ballot, which would make circumcision of a minor in The City a misdemeanor with a $1,000 fine and up to a year behind bars. Read More
A circumcision ban measure on the November ballot contains clearly anti-Semitic campaign material and targets members of the Jewish faith, according to a press release Thursday from the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. Read More
As San Francisco voters head to the polls Nov. 8 to decide who should serve as the next mayor of The City, they will also decide whether to ban male circumcision.
The San Francisco Department of Elections officially ruled Tuesday that there were enough signatures gathered to place the measure on the ballot. On April 26, San Francisco resident Lloyd Schofield had dropped off 12,265 signatures to place the measure on the ballot.He needed 7,168 valid signatures. Read More
Most bans in San Francisco are enacted by the Board of Supervisors, but come November, it sounds like voters will have the opportunity to jump on the ban wagon by deciding whether to ban male circumcision. Read More