Tag Archives: UK

David Smith and NORM – UK

Apologies for the thin posting schedule this month. To break that pattern, here’s a interview of David Smith and NORM – UK. David is a wonderfully compassionate man who has taken on the monumentally emotional and difficult task of helping … Continue reading

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UK: Infant and child circumcision could violate Human Rights Act

The Telegraph reports that a lecturer in ethics at Glasgow University has published a paper in the journal Clinical Ethics, arguing that it is unethical to circumcise boys for no medical reason. Dr. David Shaw writes that a doctor who performs … Continue reading

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Marie Stopes International and the Promotion of Magical Thinking

[Edit: It appears Marie Stopes International is no longer in the circumcision business. But the video described here is still available on the organization’s YouTube channel.] A number of readers have emailed me with a tip that Marie Stopes International … Continue reading

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