A man who claims to be a nurse at a Los Angeles medical facility allegedly posted photos online of baby boys after they’ve been circumcised.
California’s governor has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.
Two California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would pre-empt local governments from passing laws banning male circumcision and limit the enacting of such legislation to the state.
According to the lawsuit, Dr. Anthony Pickett used a Miltex Mogen clamp that removed 85 percent of the top of the boy’s penis.
The mayor of Santa Monica says an activist has dropped plans to petition for a measure on the November city ballot that would ban circumcisions.
A lactation consultant is giving up on her campaign after what she calls “everyone from The New York Times to Glenn Beck focusing on the religious issue”.
The ban, which would even extend to procedures performed for religious purposes, is aimed at supplementing existing California law that prohibits female genital mutilation and extending that protection to young boys.
A group seeking to ban the circumcision of male children in San Francisco has succeeded in getting their controversial measure on the November ballot, meaning voters will be asked to weigh in on what until now has been a private family matter.