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The United States Government: Enforce the 14th amendment and make routine infant circumcision illegal.
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The United States Government: Enforce the 14th amendment and make routine infant circumcision illegal.

    1. Kristina Tung
    2. Petition by

      Kristina Tung

      Kingwood, TX

Female Genital Mutilation (18 USC § 116) was outlawed in 1997 in the United States. Section 1 of the 14th amendment of the US Constitution states: "Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."

Female circumcision is illegal in the United States, while male infant circumcision is still widely practiced. This is a direct breach of the 14th amendment which promises equal protection of the law.

To:
The United States Government
President of the United States
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives
Enforce the 14th amendment and make routine infant circumcision illegal.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Kelly Lawson MOORE, OK
      • 9 days ago

      Yes, I think the current laws that ban FGM but not MGM run afoul of the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause. Luckily I was left intact thanks to having a mom that witnessed a circumcision when one of her older daughters was born (hearing the screams from across the room), and thought it was a very painful experience that she'd never let any future sons go through. I'm waiting for the day someone challenges this in the courts (and to the religious fanatics it will be the 1st vs. the 5th and 14th amendments).

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    • Miranda Trump AZTEC, NM
      • 16 days ago

      His body his rights.

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    • Fred Rhodes TUCSON, UNITED STATES
      • 3 months ago

      Wether religious, ritual, or routine, infant circumcision can be used by the people chosen to perform this unnecessary surgical excision sacrifice of either sexes prepuces, to cause physiological, psychological, sexual dysfunctions to show up after puberty without the parents knowledge simply by excising the G spot/frenulular delta nerves while cutting off some or all of the prepuce. If a religion wants the right to control the worlds populations through their Covenant law, Sunnet and Sunnah rituals forced upon men and women as infants and children, then they may be suffering from the psychosis of mass paranoid delusional schizophrenic apotemnophilia, a side effect from infant sexual trauma.

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    • Robyn Jackson CREST HILL, IL
      • 5 months ago

      It is a violation of human rights ! If it is a healthy & functioning organ on somebody else's body, you have no right to have a doctor amputate it. Especially considering every single male is born with one. It is not preventive against ANYTHING & last time I checked, we have something called antibiotics. When women get UTI's, we go get antibiotics. We don't get circumcised.

      Think twice about circumcision.

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    • Janice Woodard SAN DIEGO, CA
      • 5 months ago

      Baby boys should have the right to their whole bodies, just like girls. Routine infant circumcision is a barbaric human rights violation.

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