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Content about male circumcision

June 24, 2011

Georganne Chapin, MPhil, JD discuses her first awareness of male circumcision, and the events leading to her becoming Executive Director of Intact America.

June 16, 2011

San Francisco voters will decide later this year whether, like its female counterpart, male infant circumcision should be outlawed. If passed, article 50 — the "Genital Cutting of Male Minors" — would make it unlawful to circumcise, cut, or mutilate the foreskin, testicles, or penis of another person aged under 18. The bill includes an exemption for cases of medical necessity, but not for custom or ritual, which has profound implications for the many Jews and Muslims who consider it an essential part of their religious or cultural practice.

Tuesday 14 June 2011 14.46 BST