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Viewpoints: Measure rightly challenges need for circumcision

Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

By Tina Kimmel Special to The Bee Published: Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2011 - 12:00 am | Page 13A Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2011 - 9:14 am ...

Genital Autonomy Conference 2011

Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

‘Law, human rights, and non-therapeutic interventions on  children' 31st August – 1st September 2011 / Keele University, Staffordshire. This two day conference will consider the legal and human rights issues surrounding non-therapeutic genital surgery on male, female and intersex children. This conference is ...

OB/GYN chairman calls for end to “controversial” routine infant circumcision in OB/GYN profession

Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

From Intact News (NEW YORK, NY) — James F. Smith, M.D.  is calling on obstetricians and gynecologists to stop performing routine infant circumcision. Dr. Smith argues that infant circumcision belongs in the medical field of pediatrics, and that ...

Boy’s botched circumcision leads to $4.6 million award

Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

By Bill Hetherman City News Service Posted: 07/18/2011 09:29:22 AM PDT Updated: 07/18/2011 09:30:31 AM PDT   A judge today said he will approve a $4.6 million settlement of a lawsuit brought on behalf of a boy who was the victim of a botched ...

Secular news- Circumcision: Maiming infants

Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

Trend-setting San Francisco will vote this fall on an important child-protection referendum that ought to be a no-brainer. Sadly, thanks to the pervasive power of God experts, it will probably lose.Circumcision is a procedure for cutting, and sometimes permanently ...