Pediatricians Tout Benefits Of Circumcision

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•35 Aug 29, 2012

After a major review of medical research, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that the benefits of circumcising newborn males outweighed the risks, citing in particular circumcised men’s lower risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases. What do you think?

  • “Look, I can’t keep getting my foreskin sewn back on and then taken off again every time a new study comes out.”

    Jose Angel Rosales –
    University Dean

  • “Whatever this new-fangled thing is, if my son wants it, he can save up his allowance and pay for it himself.”

    Wendy Batzdorff –
    Merchandise Distributor

  • “Of course the doctors recommend it. They’re the ones who get to keep all the foreskins.”

    James Landi –
    Armature Tester