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No decision necessary since it's not mine to make. My body belongs to me and my son's belongs to him. My job as a parent is to protect his rights for him. If he has a medical problem I must step in and decide what is best. Otherwise he will keep his healthy, natural #### whole. I found the news story on ABC entirely biased which is no surprise. No mention of the documented loss of sensitivity or the thousands of men who resent what was done to them and are now restoring with devices such as TLC Tugger. Many parents who have already made the decision to cut feel the need to justify what they've done and try to sell it to others. Thankfully the rates of this extremely profitable surgery continue to drop. Circumcision is no longer the norm in the Western US and it will soon be history everywhere else. All men and women should have the right to control their own bodies and choose their own religion. I support legislation to require patient consent for such elective surgeries. I cannot believe that the doctor in this story actually said that "fitting in in the locker room" is a good enough reason to recommend surgery. Outrageous. My parents circumcised me and I don't hate them for it because at the time it wasn't questioned. My mother said they didn't even discuss it. If I were born today however and my parents did something so stupid with all the information available to them it would be a different story. When I was born circumcision rates were 95%. Now they are about 55% and dropping. Even the locker room excuse is gone. If you cut your child now he may barely be in the majority among his peers on the East Coast and likely in the minority among those younger than him. It's no wonder US medicine is in crisis when insurance companies spend millions to help kids "fit in".