"Intactivist" David PinckneyThe city's controversial circumcision ban was officially snipped from the November ballot after Judge Loretta Giorgi ruled this morning that the measure would violate state law that prevents cities and counties from regulating medical services -- when they are a matte ... More >>
Snipped from the ballot?The growing effort to remove San Francisco's circumcision ban from the November ballot San Francisco Superior Court Judge Loretta M. Giorgi issued a tentative ruling this afternoon, saying that because the measure attempts to regulate a medical procedure, the purpose of th ... More >>
Penis patrolThe state is (finally) intervening in the debate on whether San Francisco can criminalize circumcisions on males younger than 18. Assemblywoman Fiona Ma is headed to the city's Sunset District today to announce a new bill that will specifically stop California cities from trying to be ... More >>
Cock fight As expected, we can now add the ACLU to the list of people officially against the proposed circumcision ban in San Francisco.
Today, the organization's Northern California branch joined the Jewish Community Relations Council by filing an amicus curiae brief that urges the California S ... More >>
Now things are really becoming uncomfortable City Attorney Dennis Herrera has weighed in on San Francisco's proposed circumcision ban issue, saying that, among other things, it's patently unconstitutional and should be removed from the November ballot. In a brief filed Thursday afternoon, H ... More >>