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South Carolina is working to ban ritual cutting of female genitalia after a court struck down a federal law last year.
More than 25 states have already criminalized female genital mutilation of children as child abuse.
“If I didn’t want this to happen to my children, why would I want it to happen to other kids?” said Kadi Doumbia, an Illinois-based activist who testified at a S.C. Statehouse hearing last month. Continue reading…