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With birthrates down, Iran bans vasectomies

Posted: August 17, 2014 at 3:32 a.m.

Men in Iran wanting to get vasectomies will soon be out of luck now that the country's parliament has approved a ban on surgical, permanent forms of birth control. Violators will be punished as having committed a crime, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency.

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