Boys Deserve Better than sexist, unethical and self-centered determinations on permanent modification of their genitals.
“Citing the Bioethics Policy, the 1999 Circumcision Policy states that parents must make choices about health care for infants and young children because infants and young children are not capable of making their own decisions. However, these decisions are related to diagnosis and treatment for an ailment. Non-therapeutic circumcision is surgery performed on a child with no ailment, and circumcision is not treatment.
Question 2: Should parents make health care decisions for infants and young children that do not relate to an ailment or treatment? Please explain.”