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Salem-News.com (May-06-2014 11:21)
American Intactivist Urges Denmark to Respect Male Human RightsArticle by M Thomas Frederiksen
All over the world, boys, girls, and intersex children share stories like mine. The context varies, the method of mutilation varies, the language varies, but one thing thing cuts across all of these stories – we resent what was done without our consent. Moral leadership is key to standing strong on the issue.
(COPENHAGEN Copenhagen Post) -
The Danish people should know that the world is watching your debate on underage ritual circumcision.
Salem-News.com (May-04-2014 10:47)
Alicia Silverstone Nixes CircumcisionSalem-News.com
Jewish actress cites medical studies in speaking out against performing a ‘brit’ in her latest book
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In her new book, “The Kind Mama: A Simple Guide to Supercharged Fertility, a Radiant Pregnancy, a Sweeter Birth, and a Healthier, More Beautiful Beginning,” the celebrity explains her personal decision not to circumcise her son, Bear, according to the website Beyond the Bris: News and Views on Jewish Circumcision.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2014 14:15)
Historic European Circumcision Debate Draws Nearly 300Salem-News.com
Previous Resolution Called Circumcision a Violation of Physical Integrity
The growing European debate about circumcision led to the first international interdisciplinary dialogue on the subject recently at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France (video). This major meeting discussed an October non-binding resolution overwhelmingly passed by the Council of Europe, an organization of 47 member States.
Salem-News.com (Feb-16-2014 17:28)
Choosing Not to Circumcise - Last Frontier of Jewish Inclusion?Lisa Braver Moss JWeekly.com
How can synagogues make their members — and prospective members — feel more welcome?
(SAN FRANCISCO) -
Some synagogues send a message of inclusion, stating on their websites that they welcome gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jews, Jews of color, disabled Jews and interfaith families.
Salem-News.com (Feb-13-2014 14:17)
Petition Sent to Israeli Supreme Court About CircumcisionSalem-News.com
Over 35,000 Support Mother Who Resists Court Order to Circumcise Son.
The Jewish Circumcision Resource Center, representing Jews around the world who question circumcision and choose not to circumcise their sons, submitted a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court.
Salem-News.com (Jan-29-2014 22:31)
101 Reasons Not to CircumciseSalem-News.com
Includes Salem-News.com's two anti-circumcision songs by Agron Belica.
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Circumcision can cause numerous complications such as hemorrhaging, Chordee (bending of the penis), urinary retention, penile adhesions (skin attachments), swelling, partial amputation of the penis, loss of the penis, and death.
Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2014 16:58)
Foreskin Advocate Speaks at UBC`s Buchanan BuildingRichard Sterndale-Bennett The Ubyssey
“There’s a 2,000-year body of Jewish writing, a 200 year body of medical writing illustrating that the purpose of circumcision is permanently damaging an innocent boy so that, when puberty comes, he will not be able to fully enjoy sex” - children’s rights activist Glen Callender
(VANCOUVER, BC) -
It’s a rare thing to meet an activist who manages to remain persuasive and credible when naked from the waist down.
Salem-News.com (Jan-18-2014 13:36)
Jewish Intactivist Writes Letter to Rabbi: Can you give me back my foreskin?Leo Milgrom Special to Salem-News.com
Open letter to Bent Lexner, Chief Rabbi of Denmark.
March 1980: a man drives into a neighborhood south of Copenhagen. He stops in front of a terraced house, walks up the stairs to the first floor and into the bedroom where he proceeds to greet the people present. He recites a number of verses – and then he cuts of my foreskin and takes it with him.
Salem-News.com (Oct-19-2013 15:00)
MALE CIRCUMCISION: Nordic Ombudspersons Will Seek a Ban on Non-Therapeutic Male CircumcisionSalem-News.com
Circumcision without a medical indication on a person unable to provide informed consent conflicts with basic principles of medical ethics...
The medical communities of several European nations are taking a stand against male circumcision.
Salem-News.com (Oct-02-2013 16:52)
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution That Opposes CircumcisionSalem-News.com
The Council of Europe, founded in 1949, is an international organization that promotes cooperation in the areas of human rights, legal standards, and democratic development.
Yesterday the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe agreed on a resolution in support of "children's right to physical integrity."