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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Trump Risks And Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.


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Judge’s Ruling Strikes Circumcision Ban Measure From SF Ballot

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that a ballot measure that would criminalize male circumcision must be stricken from the city’s November ballot.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

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San Francisco Circumcision Ban To Be Stricken From Ballot

A San Francisco trial judge said she intends to strike a ban on male circumcision from the city’s November ballot.


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State Bill Would Block San Francisco Circumcision Ban

Two California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would pre-empt local governments from enacting laws regarding male circumcision and reserve such legislation for the state level.

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

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SF City Attorney Raises Concerns About Proposed Circumcision Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office made a rare move Thursday by filing a brief on a measure for the November ballot, a proposal to criminalize male circumcision. The city […]


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Lawsuit Challenges Proposed SF Circumcision Ban

The lawsuit, expected to be filed in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the city has no authority to regulate common medical procedures.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011


San Francisco Jewish Groups Promise To Fight Circumcision Measure

Local Jewish leaders have vowed to stop a San Francisco ballot measure that would outlaw circumcision.


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San Franciscans To Vote On Circumcision Ban

A proposal to criminalize male circumcision will go before San Francisco voters this November.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

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Circumcision Ban Appears Headed For San Francisco Ballot

A proposal to criminalize male circumcision in San Francisco was submitted to the city this week with enough signatures to put the ban on the ballot for the November election, but local religious groups said Thursday that they plan to strongly oppose the initiative.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

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Circumcision Ban May End Up On San Francisco Ballot

The city that will soon outlaw toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals could have a measure banning circumcision on next November’s ballot.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010