Rep. Griffin bill, FGM package approved by House

Victims of female genital mutilation will have the ability to receive significant civil damages, should legislation sponsored by state Rep. Beth Griffin be signed into law. Griffin’s bill, part of an eight-bill and one-resolution bipartisan package, was overwhelming approved by the state House today to bring it one step closer to helping young victims. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is any procedure performed on girls, which is intended to remove or damage the external female genitalia. READ MORE!

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