Bodily integrity is the idea that a person's body belongs only to that person, and only he or she should decide what happens to it. Violations of bodily integrity may include rape or murder. It is also sometimes used in debates about euthanasia or circumcision.
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- Individual Rights and Liberties Under the U.S. Constitution, p 232, Ioannis G. Dimitrakopoulos - 2007