Nurse Angie Hagen tends to a new born baby boy in the nursery at Denver Health medical facility in Denver on Thursday, June 23, 2011. Credit: Ed Andrieski, AP DENVER (AP) - A nationwide debate about circumcisions for newborn boys,...A nationwide debate about circumcisions for newborn boys has 18 states no longer funding Medicaid coverage for the procedure.
Actor, Russell Crowe. Credit: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage.com
NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco's anti-circumcising lobby seems to have a friend in Russell Crowe.The Oscar-winning actor lashed out at the practice of male circumcision in a...San Francisco's anti-circumcising lobby seems to have a friend in Russell Crowe.
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Those San Franciscans may not be the only ones voting on whether or not to make circumcision illegal for minors.The New York Times reports "intactivists" are fighting for a similar ballot issue in Santa...Santa Monica "intactivists" hope their move to ban the procedure for minors makes the 2012 ballot cut.
City elections officials confirmed an initiative that would ban the circumcision of males younger than 18, regardless of religion, will appear on the November the ballot. Credit: AP When the good folks of San...A group called "intactivists" managed to get the signatures needed to force a vote.