Past Victims' Feelings Don't Justify Continued Harm - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ron Low
    • 21.10.13 | 01:30 (IDT)

    Unlike Mr. McDonald I don't think the feelings of an existing circumcised man about his own genitals are relevant to the discussion of an infant's rights. Every healthy person can be left intact to make a rational adult informed decision about whether to have cosmetic genital reduction surgery. "Circumcision alters sex dramatically. Foreskin feels REALLY good." If I was worried about Mr. McDonald's feelings I might not proclaim that, but not speaking the truth would be a disservice to defenseless infants.

    from the article: Europe's shudder at circumcision
    First published 17:24 20.10.13 | Last updated 17:24 20.10.13
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