Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Northwest suburbs, Illinois.
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I wrote this but haven't hit submit. Unfortunately there's a word limit so I can't write all I wanted. How does it sound before I send it to her?
I whole heartedly support any efforts in ending female genital mutilation, but I can't donate to a site that downplays the terrible cruelty of routine infant male circumcision by saying that "if genital mutilation were a problem affecting men the matter would long be settled." This is entirely untrue. Thousands of boys born in the US each year greet the world by having part of their penis amputated. A baby boy strapped down, with his genitals crushed and cut by a surgeon bleeds just as red as the little girl held by relatives and cut by the local midwife.
Please remove that sexist quote and speak out against the genital cutting of all helpless, unconsenting children and babies. Even if you can't make male circumcision your fight, at least don't belittle our efforts to end such barbarism.
I would have been really surprised if she had reacted. She's got her head very deep in the sand as far as MGM is concerned. :
But at least the two intactivist comments are still in the guestbook. There's one from 28.10.2007, 20:40 and one from 27.10.2007, 00:03 (both currently on page 3).