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In foreskin fight, even terminology is being disputed


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/in_foreskin_fight_even_terminology_is_being_disputed_20110531

According to the proponent of a ballot initiative to prohibit the act of surgically removing a male baby’s foreskin, the term “circumcision” is nothing but a euphemism. “Having your foreskin amputated is probably more like it,” said Jena Troutman, a doula and mother of two sons, who initiated the process of petitioning Santa Monica to include the initiative on a future ballot.

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