There's not a good enough reason for it [circumcision].
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This was common through the early part of the 20th century.
I was circumcised at birth and I AM mentally scarred and resent it deeply.
Advance access, 12 February
Many Jewish parents are no longer circumcising their child and letting them chose for themselves.
I was cut as a baby and have suffered because of it….
I feel a sense of loss for the fact that a physical part of me is permanently missing without my ever having known it.
The reasons to do it change each year.
In 17 US states any cutting of female genitals is considered a felony, and in Illinois and Florida people who circumcise a female can face Imprisonment for up to 30 years, in Oklahoma you can face life imprisonment.
Although I'm not Jewish, I was circumcised at 5 months of age, and now I'm older I am really suffering the consequences.
I am not a single voice.
I stumbled across an Intactivist website that suggessted performing a test in which a cotton swab is used to contact various parts of the penis to test the sensitivity.
Incidence Children The number of circumcisions for boys is the sum of Medicare rebates plus procedures performed on public patients in public hospitals.
This mucous-membrane-to-mucous-membrane contact provides the natural lubrication necessary for sexual relations and prevents both the dryness responsible for painful intercourse and the chafing and abrasions which allow entry of sexually transmitted diseases, both viral and bacterial.