Do the benefits of male circumcision outweigh the risks? A critique of the proposed CDC guidelines

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Google Scholar 69. Earp BD. The AAP report on circumcision: bad science + bad ethics = bad medicine. Practical Ethics. University of Oxford (2012). Available from: Google Scholar 70. Earp BD. “Legitimate rape,” moral coherence, and degrees of sexual harm. Think. (Forthcoming). Available from: <a href=”,%E2%80%9D+moral+coherence,+and+degrees+of+sexual+harm&author=B.+D.+Earp” target=”_blank” class=”broken_link”… (Search hits: 36 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 1323.72)

Female Genital Mutilation and Male Circumcision: Should There Be a Separate Ethical Discourse?

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Practical Ethics (University of Oxford), February 18, 2014 Abstract It is sometimes argued that the non-therapeutic, non-consensual alteration of children’s genitals should be discussed in two separate ethical discourses: one for girls (in which such alterations should be termed ‘female genital mutilation’ or FGM), and one for boys (in which such alterations should be termed ‘male circumcision’). In this… (Search hits: 16 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 661.86)

The AAP Report on Circumcision: Bad Science + Bad Ethics = Bad Medicine

Brian D. Earp Practical Ethics (University of Oxford), Aug. 30, 2012 For the first time in over a decade, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has revised its policy position on infant male circumcision. They now say that the probabilistic health benefits conferred by the procedure outweigh the known risks and harms. Not enough to… (Search hits: 9 in body, 1 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 595.67)