May 20, 2011
nationalpost:

San Francisco could ban circumcisionCircumcise a child in San Francisco and you could face a year in jail, under a proposed San Francisco bylaw that will be put to voters in November.The measure was introduced on municipal ballots this week after San Francisco resident Lloyd Schofield submitted it along with a petition with more than 12,000 signatures.Mr. Schofield said: “We came at this from the angle of not having a human being strapped down and having their genitals mutilated.”“If you tried to circumcise a dog, you’d be arrested, and if you tried to circumcise a girl in America since 1996, you’d be arrested, why is it that we’re not protecting our boys?” said Marilyn Milos, an anti-circumcision campaigner based in San Francisco. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock)

I agree. It’s a barbaric practice and should be banned.

nationalpost:

San Francisco could ban circumcision
Circumcise a child in San Francisco and you could face a year in jail, under a proposed San Francisco bylaw that will be put to voters in November.

The measure was introduced on municipal ballots this week after San Francisco resident Lloyd Schofield submitted it along with a petition with more than 12,000 signatures.

Mr. Schofield said: “We came at this from the angle of not having a human being strapped down and having their genitals mutilated.”

“If you tried to circumcise a dog, you’d be arrested, and if you tried to circumcise a girl in America since 1996, you’d be arrested, why is it that we’re not protecting our boys?” said Marilyn Milos, an anti-circumcision campaigner based in San Francisco. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock)

I agree. It’s a barbaric practice and should be banned.

  1. crackinwise reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    I get that we don’t really need circumcision as a standard in this country anymore thanks to regular bathing. The whole...
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  3. alainsaffel reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    I agree. It’s a barbaric practice and should be banned.
  4. from-themountain reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Can’t really imagine what else this could be like other than horrifying. I’m grimacing as I write this and glance at the...
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  6. inflectionpoint reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Although, a passionate supporter of Lindsay Bluth’s charity, H.O.O.P., I cannot support any law that bans circumcision....
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  8. mooglets reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    GOOD. Get that shit on the crime list.
  9. latasharjones reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    I have neverthought about it…that way.
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