By admin on
11/15/2011 3:30 PM
According to a GlobalNewswire press release of November 15, 2011 the American Medical Association has voted to oppose any legal prohibition of male circumcision:
"Ballot and other legal initiatives have recently been proposed in California that would ban infant male circumcision and penalize any physician who performed it. The AMA voted today to oppose any attempt to legally prohibit male infant circumcision.
"There is strong evidence documenting the health benefits of male circumcision, and it is a low-risk procedure, said Peter W. Carmel, M.D., AMA president. "Today the AMA again made it clear that it will oppose any attempts to intrude into legitimate medical practice and the informed choices of patients."
Media Contacts: AMA Media Relations Chicago - (312) 464-4430 Washington - (202) 789-7421."
This merely confirms that the AMA is a trade organization that will do anything to protect the interests of its members. It is unfortunate, in my opinion, that the AMA President claims that...