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Forum: Intactivism   06-12-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By Dave2GA
I am the lawyer who handled the case for the...

I am the lawyer who handled the case for the plaintiff.  I don't know why the jury did not award anything. They did not want to talk to me after the verdict. I guess they were not convinced there...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-30-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Dave2GA
I always recommend Linda Madaras' book "The...

I always recommend Linda Madaras' book "The What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys (3rd Ed.)."  The third ed. deals in detail with the intact penis, progressive retraction, hygiene, etc. without...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-30-2012, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Dave2GA
Circumcision is the American insanity.  I sent a...

Circumcision is the American insanity.  I sent a buddy, otherwise extremely intelligent and broad minded, a ton of info and even assured him I would not ask about his decision.  When his son was...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-30-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,181
Posted By Dave2GA
Have the pH of the pool checked.  That is...

Have the pH of the pool checked.  That is usually the problem.  Although chlorine is a possibility.  Pools sometimes cause these problems in young boys.  It is almost always a contact dermatitis...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-30-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By Dave2GA
I think hlg2012 has the right idea.  It is very...

I think hlg2012 has the right idea.  It is very important that boys know the difference,  2.5 to 3 is not too early to tell an intact boy the difference.  He should be given permission to tell other...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-05-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave2GA
This is an extremely important effort.  It is...

This is an extremely important effort.  It is vital that the pro-circers at CDC and WHO, etc. are challenged.  Attendance is also a vital source of information.  The admission by a CDC rep that the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-08-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By Dave2GA
My eldest did not fully retract until 8 and...

My eldest did not fully retract until 8 and 1/2.   At 10 and 1/2 my youngest still was partially adherent at the corona of the glans on one side.  He has assured me he eventually became fully...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-12-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,356
Posted By Dave2GA
This study is by Maria Wawer, wife of Ronald...

This study is by Maria Wawer, wife of Ronald Gray, who did the Uganda RCT on circ and HIV.  Gray is also listed as a contributor to the piece.  Wawer, you will recall, authored the "study" (also...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-22-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,880
Posted By Dave2GA
There is a story somewhere in which a young...

There is a story somewhere in which a young woman said that someone told her the intact penis looked like an anteater. Her intact brother commented that anteaters were optimally designed to do what...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-22-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,035
Posted By Dave2GA
This is the third or fourth near miss I have...

This is the third or fourth near miss I have heard about. We all know about the recent incident in Indiana where the baby died. I know of another one in Idaho where the baby died a couple of weeks...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-15-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Dave2GA
www.nocirc.org (http://www.nocirc.org) has...

www.nocirc.org (http://www.nocirc.org) has freely down-loadable and copyable pamphlets.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-15-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,931
Posted By Dave2GA
I've now done 20+ of these cases. But I have...

I've now done 20+ of these cases. But I have never gotten this sort of publicity. I hope that with the help of the Florida Hispanic community they can get the bill passed to prohibit neonatal...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-09-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By Dave2GA
I think there is a great deal of truth in what...

I think there is a great deal of truth in what Brant says. In addition you need to add in the component that Vincent Bach discusses in The Vulnerability of Men.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-21-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By Dave2GA
Tennisdude: While I know that conspiracy...

Tennisdude: While I know that conspiracy theories sound ridiculous, Halperin himself has referred to his confederates as "a cabal, a mafia of nerds." Today comes the news that Halperin, Schenker,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-20-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By Dave2GA
The CDC is filled with pro-circ fanatics as far...

The CDC is filled with pro-circ fanatics as far as I can tell. They never once mention the function of the foreskin. Daniel Halperin of Harvard ( of "my granddad was a part-time mohel and I am...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-20-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By Dave2GA
The CDC is filled with pro-circ fanatics as far...

The CDC is filled with pro-circ fanatics as far as I can tell. They never once mention the function of the foreskin. Daniel Halperin of Harvard ( of "my granddad was a part-time mohel and I am...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-06-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,437
Posted By Dave2GA
The case is very interesting, particularly at...

The case is very interesting, particularly at paragraph 33. This is the first case I know of where an appellate court has suggested that there are no excuses for circ at all.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-12-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,163
Posted By Dave2GA
Botched circs are very common. I know, I...

Botched circs are very common. I know, I represent the victims all across the country. I am on my 5th case of partial ablation of the glans, the round end of the penis. Recently a pediatrician...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-24-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,686
Posted By Dave2GA
I represented William Stowell in his case...

I represented William Stowell in his case against his circumciser and the hospital where it was done. You can find some of the resulting media interviews on youtube. Those cases were resolved...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-17-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dave2GA
It has never been the policy of the military to...

It has never been the policy of the military to require circ. I do understand that some stations pushed it during WWII. But I am intact and served 4 years as a Naval officer in the 70's. I was asked...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-20-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By Dave2GA
While it is somewhat obscured by the business...

While it is somewhat obscured by the business ads to the left and while it appears to be on the back of the business page, this may be good for us. A lot of docs and a lot of others read the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-23-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,160
Posted By Dave2GA
In the adult it is not really self-cleaning. But...

In the adult it is not really self-cleaning. But I doubt you would die if you didn't retract and rinse. What do you think men did before there were showers?
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-23-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dave2GA
No problem with second doc after 1st son's 3...

No problem with second doc after 1st son's 3 month visit when we left the first doc who came at him with a probe to separate him. Second doc was amazed and never, ever touched either boy's foreskin....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-14-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By Dave2GA
For you ladies out there, the fact is that...

For you ladies out there, the fact is that pulling back on the foreskin can actually cause the stream to be diverted in some boys and men. It depends, it seems to me, upon the tightness of the...
Forum: Activism and News   09-11-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,741
Posted By Dave2GA
Inon Schenker has now been quoted in The Forward...

Inon Schenker has now been quoted in The Forward as accusing intactivists of being very aggressive in their response to his presentation. See http://www.forward.com/articles/113748/. Of course,...
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