RESOURCES FOR SUPPORTERS AND ACTIVISTS
We at Intact America have created a library of resources to help supporters and activists be more effective in helping people understand why circumcision is medically unnecessary, unethical, and wrong.
Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced new proposed "guidelines" suggesting that doctors counsel parents of intact baby boys and teenagers about the supposed benefits of circumcision in preventing HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The CDC says that the benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks—but we know they're dead wrong. The CDC has made its announcement available to the public for comment. “The public” means YOU! We have until January 16, 2015 to submit as many unique, respectful, persuasive comments as we can. Here's how.
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Talking Points, Flyers & Citations
Below are several documents available to print and distribute among college campuses, local supermarkets, baby fairs, friends, family members, pediatricians, general practitioners, OB/GYNs, and professors.
- Intact America Statement of Principles [HTML] [download PDF]
- Foreskin Facts [HTML] [download PDF]
- 10 Reasons Not to Circumcise Your Baby Boy [HTML] [download PDF]
- 10 Reasons Doctors Should Stop Circumcising Baby Boys [download PDF]
- Circumcision Is a Dangerous Distraction in the Fight Against HIV [download PDF]
- Myths & Facts About Circumcision [HTML] [download PDF]
- Infant Circumcision Information Flyer (in English and Spanish) [download PDF]
- Foreskin Care Guide for Parents [download PDF]
- Circumcision: Your Legal Rights (courtesy of Attorneys for the Rights of the Child) [download PDF]
- Global Survey of Circumcision Harm: Overview [HTML] [download PDF]
- HIV Analysis: Male Circumcision — A Dangerous Mistake in the HIV Battle (revised 7/11) [HTML] [download PDF]
- Talking Points for Intactivists, Part One [HTML]
- Talking Points for Intactivists, Part Two [HTML]
- Psychological Impact of Circumcision: "Normal versus Cut: Final Psychological Score, 100-0" [HTML]
The Intact America Blog
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Send Letters to the Editor of Your Local Paper
Writing a letter to the editor of your hometown newspaper is an effective and exciting way to get the word out about our current campaign – and it's easy to do. Click here for instructions.
Please feel free to place our Intact America web banners on blogs, websites, and emails, to help spread the message that all baby boys should be left intact. You can download the banners and the accompanying HTML code here; please also be sure to read our banner policy.
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