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Make circumcision reduces female pleasure. The foreskin is double-layered. During intercourse, the moist and pliant foreskin rolls past itself massaging the vagina and exciting it more than the 'dry stick' of a circumcised penis. The foreskin keeps the glans moist and soft aiding in foreplay, insertion, and intercourse. Dry or painful sex is the number one sexual complaint of women in the United States. "During intercourse, the skin of an intact penis slides up and down the shaft, stimulating the glans and the nerves of the inner and outer foreskin. On the outstroke, the glans is partially or completely engulfed by the foreskin with more skin remaining inside the vagina than is the case with the circumcised penis. This `valve' mechanism is thought to retain the natural lubrication provided by the female because the bunched up skin acts to block the lubrication escaping from the vagina, which results in dryness." About 70% of American men alive today are circumcised. About 60% of U.S. baby boys are circumcised each year. It is illegal to circumcise girls in the United States.
peaceful parenting: Christianity & Circumcision Resources. Mosaic Laws (The Law) is a collection of 613 Old Testament rules that Jews follow that include such things as not eating pork or having sex with your wife while she is in menses (having her period). Among the 613 Mosaic Laws is The Covenant of circumcision. Christ's birth did away with The Law for Christians. That is why we can freely eat pork and have sex any time during the month. If you break any of the 613 rules, it is the same as if you had broken all of them. Christ spoke against circumcision at The Feast of Tabernacles in The Gospel of Luke. He also spoke against it in The Gospel of Thomas (53) when he said "if circumcision were profitable, the father would get them from the mother already circumcised. In Galatians 5:2, Paul felt he needed to clear up the issue and said "Mark my words! I tell you that if you circumcise yourself, Christ will be of no value to you at all." Paul was saying that to circumcise was a physical mark of a rejection of Christ. This is what the Pharisees were trying to do. They had managed to get Christ crucified and were trying to put down the nacent Christian movement once and for all. They were trying to get the disciples to submit to circumcision as a physical sign that they had rejected Christ and had joined the Jews. If the disciples had agreed, all records of Christ's life and teachings would have been destroyed and we would have no knowledge of his existence or teachings today. Chistianity would have been dead and gone almost 20 centuries ago. Christ did not come to destroy The Law, he came to fulfill it. In other words, Christ came to fulfill all the obligations to The Law for those who were subject to it and Christians are no longer obligated to follow the law. We can eat all the pork we want. Gimme some ham! Gimme some hot dogs at the ball park. It's OK for me to eat them because Christ fulfilled The Law for me.
Human rights attorney J. Steven Svoboda and pediatrician Robert S. Van Howe, M.D. have published a new article in one of the world’s leading journals on medical ethics arguing that the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP’s) position regarding male circumcision lacks credible support. The article leads off the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME) and has already led the AAP to arrange for the JME to publish its response in what Svoboda and Van Howe consider an ill-fated attempt to