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Intact genitals are a human right


I have always thought that circumcision of male  infants is tantamount to the most cruel child abuse. It is an unnecessary mutilation of a most vulnerable person often done without anaesthetic. So I find the rising tide of those who object to the practice in the USA an interesting phenomena, well it seems that the matter is to be put to the people in San Francisco:

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While there is no doubt that male circumcision, is a lesser magnitude mutilation than that which is visited upon girls, but it is still an unnecessary mutilation of vulnerable children, done for all of the wrong reasons, and frankly I think that it should be banned everywhere.

Cheers Comrades

a worthwhile link


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