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Male circumcision..with or against?

I am a Muslim,and Males (only) are ordered in our religion to be circumcised..I also heard its the same in Judaism,but what about ur religions' point of view? and are you with it or against?

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newmom300

Asked by newmom300 at 1:13 PM on Jun. 17, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • I am not against male circumcision but I am against infant circumcision.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 1:14 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • I am not against it at all. If I had a son..he would be circumsized.
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 1:15 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • can of worms

    yesmaam

    Answer by yesmaam at 1:15 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • I don't subscribe to the religion and circumcision school of thought. I can't see a religious purpose to it - hack off a part of your infant son's body if you believe in God. It just doesn't make any sense. But, thankfully we didn't have boys so I didn't have to worry about it.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 1:15 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • My religion has no interest in lopping off a piece of an infant's genitals for cosmetic reasons.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 1:16 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • I don't have boys but I don't believe I would circumsize -- genital mutilation is still genital mutilation I wouldn't circumsize my daughters so... religion wise Christians typically do circumsize.
    Camilletnt

    Answer by Camilletnt at 1:20 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • it has nothing to do with "cosmetic" reasons..we believe that this piece collects a lot of germs,+ it is already proven sceintifically that circumsized men are less likely to catch AIDS than non circumsized,so its even getting popular in medical feild (regardless religions) because its benifits where proven sceintifically..its common to do with infants because in an infant its easier and less painful,actually no pain at all,simply because they have very soft skin..exactly like when you peirce tour DH ears while shes a baby,its very easy!
    newmom300

    Comment by newmom300 (original poster) at 1:22 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • oops..sorry when you peirce your DD's ears..not your DH of course hahaaha
    newmom300

    Comment by newmom300 (original poster) at 1:24 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • My son was circumsized, this was almost 18 years ago. Back then it was believed to be more sanitary, it was for health reasons. Now it's pretty much known that it really doesn't make a difference. So if I were to have a son today, I wouldn't do it
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 1:24 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • LOL Newmom, some DH's get their ears pierced lol
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 1:25 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

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