Tag Archives: AAP

ATTORNEYS FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD: Charleston Debate Marks Turning Point in Movement to Recognize Circumcision as a Human Rights Violation

(Reprinted directly from ARCLaw.org with permission.) The Twentieth Pitts Lectureship in Medical Ethics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, held on October 18-19, 2013, marked an awesome team win that activists for genital integrity were … Continue reading

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AAP: “Wash Your Hands Clean of the AAP”

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Circumstitions NEWS: AAP policy unethical, dishonest

There is no better or more concise take down of the AAP’s new (but not new) policy on circumcision of unconsenting male children. Or if there is, I haven’t seen it. Check it out. “Bottom line: the AAP does not recommend [routine] … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Block, forced circumcision apologist

Here’s my contribution to the Bob Block “AAP – No Ethics” meme (is that what it’s called?). Backgrounder: Dr. Bob Block who is the current president of the American Academy of Pediatrics uses a photo of himself on his twitter … Continue reading

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AccuCirc tells me to take a hike

Marilyn Milos graciously asked me to assist with the NOCIRC booth at the American Academy of Pediatrics annual conference. Today was the first day. Upon arrival, we immediately became aware of the AccuCirc booth. I had previously briefly seen a … Continue reading

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