Leave our foreskins alone

Nicholas Jones in the Herald reports:

reduces the risk of infections, cancer and other painful conditions and should be routinely carried out on newborn boys, a study claims.

About 10 per cent of New Zealand’s male babies are circumcised, but the Government pays for the procedure only for medical reasons, such as frequent infections.

But recent research by 12 medical experts, led by Sydney University professor of medicine Brian Morris, claimed evidence in favour of infant circumcision was overwhelming. …

How long until someone wants to make it compulsory. I say leave our foreskins alone!

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