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Should circumcision be banned for boys under 18?

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Poll Results: 5,414 votes
57%
Yes.
 
30%
No.
 
11%
I'm not sure.
 
2%
Other
 


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Dan Nickerson
Wednesday April 16, 2014, 7:11 AM


Not banned but both sides of the issue should be explained to the parents. If not for religious reasons, then do we really need this procedure?

Amanda C
Monday March 3, 2014, 9:40 PM


Indubitably, I would consider it child abuse. No reason to push your beliefs on your child in order to have them sexually mutilated

Sue H.
Wednesday February 19, 2014, 11:00 PM


No.

John B.
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 8:59 PM


Yes.

Dave C.
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 6:45 PM


no....if you say yes what are your reasons for pushing your beliefs on others who have an understandable reason for doing it????

I have performed many in my career......yes there are risks, yes the baby is probably in some pain, but no one truly remembers it...they can't and if done safely and correctly it is low risk........and a lot safer than having to do it later in life in an emergency or even semi-emergency situation when the patient needs general anesthesia and will remember the post-op pain and suffereing.........

if you are wanting to end religious beliefs isn't that somewhat of a bias against religions just like many of us complain about religions pushing their religion on us......

Dave C.
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 6:42 PM


no

Borg Drone
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:13 AM


Probably.

Laura Saxon
Saturday February 1, 2014, 4:37 AM


Yes.

Mike Pattison
Thursday January 30, 2014, 11:16 AM


Not 100% sure

Mike Pattison
Thursday January 30, 2014, 11:15 AM


Not 100% sure



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