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← Doctors Opposing Circumcision: An Appeal for Misha

Chrysippus_Maximus's Avatar Jump to comment 1 by Chrysippus_Maximus

I have no problem with infant circumcision... not because it's medically beneficial (that is either not true, or not certain)... but because many women like it (and many other women are turned off by uncircumcised men)! :P, and the pain is probably (given various factors I don't need to delve into) not all that bad for an infant... and you don't remember it anyway.

To force a 12 year old child to maim himself is ridiculous... definitely child abuse. It should not be about "doctors opposing circumcision", but "doctors opposing religiously motivated child abuse".

... I just don't know about infant circumcision though... It's not clear that it's unethical...

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 00:03:00 UTC | #29923