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Should infant male circumcision be banned?

An organization staunchy opposed to circumcising baby boys has asked lawmakers in Massachusetts to consider outlawing it, citing it’s main objection is that an infant cannot give consent.

…but there are many things an infant cannot consent to, in which parents are allowed to make important decisions on their behalf — immunizations, which room the nursery will be in, the ugly outfits they’re forced to wear, breastfed or formula fed, the list goes on…

BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers are being asked to outlaw infant male circumcision.
Supporters of the proposed ban describe the procedure as “unnecessary, painful and risky.”