Articles Tagged with circumcision

Intactivists Respond To The 2012 AAP Circumcision Policy Statement [Op Ed]

Intactivists Respond To The 2012 AAP Circumcision Policy Statement (AAP = No Ethics)

On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published its updated policy statement on circumcision in the most recent edition of the journal Pediatrics. In a move that shocked and angered intactivits — activists who oppose infant circumcision and support genital integrity for both males and females — throughout the country and around the world,… Read more »

Male Circumcision: Benefits Outweigh The Risks, Says AAP [Study]

These tools have a purpose after all

Whether or not to circumcise a newborn baby boy has been a subject of heated debate in recent years. Is it simply an out-dated practice with zero health benefit, or is there still a medical purpose to potentially putting your baby boy through so much pain? According to the NY Sun, circumcision is becoming less… Read more »

Prostate Cancer Risk, Circumcision Linked in New Study

prostate cancer circumcision study

In recent years, the practice of routinely circumcising infants has begun to fall out of favor in the United States, in part due to a lack of palpable benefit to offset the pain inflicted on a newborn during the controversial procedure- but a new study measuring rates of circumcision and prostate cancer could influence the… Read more »