In the fetus, both male and female genitals develop from the same genital tubercle. On the left is a male fetus, on the right a female. So which do you cut?
Female Genital Mutilation vs. Routine Infant Circumcision:
- FGM was made illegal in the US in 1997.
- Every opinion in favor of circumcision (cleanliness, looks, disease, religion, culture) is also being used in favor of circumcising females all over the world.
- How can we shake our fingers when we encourage the same practice in America?
- The screams and cries of a baby girl are the same as a baby boy.