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2013-09-30 23:45:40

Scores of volunteers, who call themselves intactivists, will gather on public property at the corner of Dixmyth and Clifton Avenues, near the hospital, hoping to convince Good Samaritan to halt the study that seeks to determine which of two circumcision clamps causes more bleeding and more pain. Protestors charge that the experiment inflicts needless suffering on individuals who cannot consent, and thus constitutes a clear violation of medical ethics, and human rights. Cincinnati, OH...

Wavering Doctoral Advice Leads To Fewer Circumcisions
2013-08-22 12:32:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the CDC's  National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) found the rate of hospital circumcisions has declined over the past 30 years. According to the government report, the percentage of circumcisions for newborn boys in the US has declined by 10 percent overall from 1979 to 2010, with the highest point in 1981 at 64.9 percent and the lowest in 2007 at 55.4 percent. The report was based on data from the National...

2013-05-02 23:01:07

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) draws protestors to New Orleans convention. Intact America calls circumcision “an unnecessary, inherently risky surgery that violates boys´ human rights.” Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Intactivists are gathering in New Orleans this weekend to call upon members of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to join the global medical community´s movement away from neonatal male...

2013-03-19 12:26:21

AAP REPORT RECEIVES FORMIDABLE TRANSATLANTIC CRITICISM IN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS AND ITS OWN PEDIATRICS JOURNAL TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatrics should be reeling today from two independent blasts of criticism from doctors and medical ethicists saying the AAP's Task Force report last summer, which softened its opposition to routine neonatal male circumcision, is unsupported by scientific data or medical ethics....

2013-03-16 23:00:07

Human rights attorney J. Steven Svoboda and pediatrician Robert S. Van Howe, M.D. have published a new article in one of the world´s leading journals on medical ethics arguing that the American Academy of Pediatrics´ (AAP´s) position regarding male circumcision lacks credible support. The article leads off the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME) and has already led the AAP to arrange for the JME to publish its response in what Svoboda and Van Howe see as an...

2012-12-12 12:23:18

BERLIN, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Germany's Parliament for approving a law, by a vote of 434 to 100, with 46 abstentions, to allow circumcision for religious reasons. "The Bundestag action is a welcome affirmation of Germany's commitment to religious freedom," said Deidre Berger, director of AJC's Berlin Office. AJC is the global Jewish advocacy organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Circumcision is critical to Jewish and...

2012-09-13 14:23:47

COLOGNE, Germany and BRUSSELS, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At an ordination of four rabbis in Cologne, Germany, today, World Jewish Congress President Lauder urged the countries of Europe not to restrict religious freedom. "Don't tell us Jews how to be Jewish," he said in response to a growing number of attempts in European countries, including Germany, to restrict Jewish traditions such as circumcision or kosher slaughter. On behalf of the German government, Foreign Minister...

2012-08-23 23:03:35

Group opposed to the non-therapeutic genital cutting of all children calls AAP “Shockingly biased and out of touch with medical ethics and children´s rights.” Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Intact America, an organization founded in 2008 to ensure that all children are protected from permanent bodily alteration inflicted on them without their consent, is criticizing the anticipated August 27 release by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) of its new...

2011-06-30 08:15:00

Coalition supports access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare services WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholics for Choice, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, in coalition with more than a dozen faith-based organizations, will participate in a briefing today on Capitol Hill to highlight religious support for access to a comprehensive range of reproductive...

2010-04-15 13:15:00

CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed comedian, actor, singer and choreographer Eddie Griffin will shock the radio airwaves during his personal interview with nationally acclaimed fathers' rights advocate and attorney Jeffery Leving on his Fathers' Rights Legal Show this Sunday, April 18, 2010 on Soul 106.3FM (www.soul1063radio.com) from 2:00pm - 2:30pm CST. Tune in to find out answers to Leving's intriguing Eddie Griffin questions. Hear what Eddie did when he was 16 years old and met...