Banning Circumcision

Andrew Sullivan —  Aug 17 2007 @ 3:55pm

In Australia, public hospitals in Victoria will soon prohibit the barbaric practice of involuntary male genital mutilation:

The $2 million a year saved by the ban will be spent on urgent elective surgery.

"It is important to ensure hospital services are prioritised towards treating patients who have a clinical need for surgery to improve their health," Mr Andrews said.