Parents who allow female genital mutilation would be prosecuted under House plan

Farhio Khalif of Minneapolis and Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria.
Farhio Khalif of Minneapolis appeared before the House Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee with Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, to testify in favor of a bill that would create a new felony crime for a parent or guardian who "knowingly allows" a child to undergo female genital mutilation.