Circumcision of healthy boys: criminal assault?

@inproceedings{Boyle1997CircumcisionOH,
  title={Circumcision of healthy boys: criminal assault?},
  author={Gregory John Boyle and J. Steven Jd Svoboda and Christopher P. Price and Joe Turner},
  year={1997}
}
Although a number of Australian jurisdictions have acted to outlaw female genital cutting, equal protection under the law has not yet been afforded to unconsenting minors who happen to be boys. In light of Marion's Case (Department of Health and Community Services v JWB and SMB (1992) 175 CLR 218), it is now evident that parents cannot provide legal consent for an irreversible, non-therapeutic circumcision. Moreover, there are no medical indications for neonatal circumcision (Australasian… CONTINUE READING

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