Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter

We are proud to announce that, with the assistance of our excellent webmaster Jonathan Friedman, we have published at http://arclaw.org/sites/default/files/Newsletter/9-3.pdf the 27th issue of our newsletter (volume 9, number 3).
 
This issue is packed with fascinating contributions: 1) In an exclusive preview of what should prove a landmark contribution, Oxford ethicist Brian Earp contributes his recent presentation at the Helsinki symposium on ethics, religion, and male circumcision, “Of Faith and Circumcision: Can the Religious Beliefs of Parents Justify the Nonconsensual Cutting of their Children’s Genitals?”; 2) Exclusive to the ARC Newsletter, ARC Legal Advisor Peter Adler contributes his thoughts regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics’ policy statement and technical report on male circumcision; 3) Exclusive to the ARC Newsletter, a firsthand photoreport by ARC Newsletter Editor Jonathan Friedman on the recent protest in Berlin regarding the new law; 4) Exclusive to the ARC Newsletter, Martin N. translates a short yet vivid first-hand account of a circumcision at age ten by an anonymous Turkish author; 5) A story and photo montage from the groundbreaking September-October 2012 Helsinki Symposium at which I presented my paper, “Protecting all from genital cutting - law, human rights and medicalization,”; 6) Exclusive to the ARC Newsletter, a photoreport by webmaster Jonathan Friedman on a meeting held at the New York German consulate regarding genital integrity with a top consular official; 7) Photoreports on the New Orleans Convention of the AAP by three different authors—veteran contributors Carl Augustsson and Aubrey Terron (formerly Aubrey Taylor) and ARC board member Marc Angelucci; 8) A photoreport on tabling regarding intactivism at Atlanta Pride; 9) Photographs of the Castro and Folsom Street Fairs; 10) Reprints of several outstanding blogs; and 11) News reports.
 
Steven Svoboda
Executive Director
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child

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