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    • Deborah
    • 23.05.14 | 23:53 (IDT)

    Can we please stop referring to circumcision as a snip? This is an insult to all baby boys who unwittingly go through this excruciating, irreversible amputation of essential erogenous, protective and immunological tissue which in an adult male can measure up to 15 square inches of penile skin highly innervated with up to 2 0,000 fine touch nerve endings. "Young babies heal more quickly"! Why should they have to heal at all from non-medically necessary genital surgery which creates, rather than corrects, a defect. His body - his choice! No one has a right to alter a child's body without their permission.

    from the article: Circumcision study: If you’re gonna snip, do it early
    First published 03:45 23.05.14 | Last updated 19:15 22.05.14
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