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March 23, 2017
WFCR Local News
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New Book Addresses History and Ethics of Circumcision
(2005-04-26)
Glick's new book, Marked in Your Flesh, Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America
(wfcr) - Almost 60% of male newborns in the United States are circumcised, making it the highest rate in the developed world. And in the view of some doctors and activists, that's much too high. Former Hampshire College Anthropology Professor Leonard Glick has written a new book on the history and ethics of circumcision - which he hopes will cause some parents to reconsider the practice. WFCR's Karen Brown reports. © Copyright 2017, wfcr