Should circumcision be banned in the US? | The Tylt
Though 56 percent of newborn boys are circumcised in the U.S., the procedure is blasted as medically unnecessary and harmful, and the number of American parents opting out of circumcising their children grows annually. Only 30 percent of boys worldwide are circumcised. Some cultures do it for religious reasons; others argue it's necessary for health and hygiene, but the medical benefits of foreskin removal are negligible at best. Sweden and Denmark have banned the practice. Should the U.S. do the same? Scroll to read more and vote!
Should circumcision be banned in the US?
Circumcision is very important to most branches of Judaism, with +90% of adherents having the procedure performed as a religious obligation.— big bad witch (@CarlosTsh) August 6, 2016