Yang might be the first presidential candidate to take a stance on the issue one way or the other.
Backers of the proposed law say circumcision violates the rights of children. Religious leaders say it tramples their beliefs.
They believe the procedure has no meaningful health benefits.
Reza Aslan is a frequent commentator on the subject of Islam, having made appearances on CNN, The Daily Show, and numerous
Another day, another round of uncritical media coverage of an empirical study about circumcision and sexual function. With respect to the specific question of "sensitivity," the latest findings are a lot less definitive than media reports are making them out to be
"I'm an intactivist and I think I'm fabulous."
"Speaking of class differences..." began the distraught 60-something woman whom I'll call Elizabeth (in honor of the Queen). As she put down her glass of wine, she launched into a several-minute tirade about her daughter-in-law's decision to pierce the baby's ears. In her mind, it was not "right."
"We all feel like this is our son," Amber Baxley, founder of the support group Chase's Guardians, told Vocativ in March. "We're
What many Americans are not aware of, however, is the fact that the United States is not just unusual, but actually unique among developed nations in finding such widespread medical support for infant male circumcision.