‘Compromise’ on Female Circumcision Ignites Debate

Katie Drummond AOL News 5/7/2010

The American Academy of Pediatrics has moderated its policy on female circumcision — a decision that quickly spurred widespread denunciation from advocacy groups and government officials.

The academy’s committee on bioethics released a new position paper last week, suggesting that doctors perform a “ritual nick” to prevent families from going […]