"Informing parents about the grave risks associated with this procedure is critical to safeguarding infants' health," she said. "As the court recognized, the city carefully balanced the plaintiffs' religious rights with important public health concerns surrounding direct oral suction during circumcision."
Todd Geremia, Michael Carvin, Shay Dvoretzky and Yaakov Roth of Jones Day represent the plaintiffs.
Akiva Shapiro of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher represented amici medical organizations.
The city's Law Department said the Board of Health is expected to begin enforcing the rule once the final consent form is posted online sometime this week.
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