Re: violence...

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 16:38:50 -0700 (PDT)

> Thank you for indicating how Western civilization treats baby boys
> no better than it treats show puppies. If anyone in the US tried to
> perform similar surgeries on baby girls, Janet Reno would call out
> the BATF quicker than you can say Waco.

Actually, it is only recently that infibulation of girls was explicity made illegal. I love the strained language of the law: "...infibulates...the labia minora...of any person under 18..." Apparently, Western Judeo-Christian forms of ritual child abuse are OK, it's only the Muslim forms that qualify as felonies, making this one of the few laws--despite its careful language--that is both sexist and racist at the same time.

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