Dr. Rachel Seay performs a circumcision at GWU Hospital.

Debate has erupted across the country over a San Francisco ballot initiative to ban circumcision of minors. KQED News’ Online Community Specialist Ian Hill has curated the following comments of the many being posted about this issue. (And more on the proposed ban here.)

User Comments on the Proposal to Ban Circumcision 9 June,2011Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of EconomyBeat.org, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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