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Article: My Body, My Choice: Ban Non-Consensual Circumcision

Friday, March 9th, 2012 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

By Matthew A. Taylor November 22, 2011 Rabbi Lerner’s defense of infant circumcision (“No to the Proposed Legal Ban on Circumcision”) is filled with holes. One of the holes is in my heart and inscribed on my body. Credit: Creative Commons/G. J. Charlet ...

Infant Died After Contracting Herpes Through Circumcision

Friday, March 9th, 2012 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

The Gothamist.com A two-week old infant died last fall in a Brooklyn hospital from herpes contracted from a religious circumcision. According to the Daily News, the unidentified infant died last September at Maimonides Hospital—the cause of death was ...