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State MGM Bills

       Alabama 2014 MGM Bill (PDF)2014 (MS Word), 2012 (PDF)

       Alaska 2013 MGM Bill (PDF)2013 (MS Word)

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       Arkansas 2013 MGM Bill (PDF)2013 (MS Word), 2011 (PDF), 2007 (PDF)

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              California FGM Law

              California FGM Bill

       Colorado 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word)

       Connecticut 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word)

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       Hawaii 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word)

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       Massachusetts 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2007 (PDF)2006 (PDF)

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       Michigan 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2009 (PDF)

       Minnesota 2014 MGM Bill (PDF)2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF), 2007 (PDF)

       Missouri 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Montana 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word)

       Nebraska 2013 MGM Bill (PDF)2013 (MS Word), 2007 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Nevada 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word)

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       New Jersey 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       New Mexico 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2012 (PDF)

       New York 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       North Carolina 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2006 (PDF)

       Ohio 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF)

       Oklahoma 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2009 (PDF)

       Oregon 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Pennsylvania 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

       Rhode Island 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word)

       South Carolina 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Tennessee 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2011 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Texas 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF)

       Utah 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2009 (PDF), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Vermont 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2008 (PDF)

       Virginia 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word)2013 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF), 2006 (PDF)

       Washington 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2008 (PDF), 2007 (PDF)

       West Virginia 2013 MGM Bill (PDF), 2013 (MS Word), 2009 (PDF)

       Wisconsin 2014 MGM Bill (PDF), 2014 (MS Word), 2012 (PDF)

 

City & County MGM Bills

       San Francisco 2011 MGM Bill Ballot Initiative

 

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       Sample Letters

              Sample Letter 1 - General

              Sample Letter 2 - Victim's Perspective

              Sample Letter 3 - Parent's Perspective

              Sample Letter 4 - Activist's Perspective

              Sample Letter 5 - Physician's Perspective

              Sample Letter 6 - Jewish Perspective

       2014 MGM Bill Submission Guidelines

 

Government Responses

      Alabama

            Ward, Cam: 2012-01-22

            Weaver, April: 2012-01-22

      California

            Alpert, Dede: 2004-04-05

            Boxer, Barbara: 2005-06-15

            Chan, Wilma: 2006-02-22

            Davis, Susan: 2010-02-03, 2004-07-05

            DeVore, Chuck: 2009-01-27

            DeSaulnier, Mark: 2007-01-12

            Feinstein, Dianne: 2004-08-18

            Gallegly, Elton: 2010-01-11

            Kehoe, Christine: 2005-03-11, 2004/08/17, 2004/04/22

            Ortiz, Deborah : 2005-05-18

            Saldaña, Lori: 2005-04-12

            Woolsey, Lynn: 2006-12-06, 2004/03/09

      Colorado

            Salazar, Ken: 2005-05-05

      Delaware

            Rose Henry, Margaret: 2013-01-15

            Lavelle, Greg: 2013-01-15

      Florida

            Badland, Patricia: 2007-02-21

            Harrell, Gayle: 2007-01-26

            Martinez, Mel: 2007-01-19, 2006-07-02

            Nelson, Bill: 2007-01-24

            Phelps, Annette: 2007-02-27

            Weldon, Dave: 2004-05-11

      Illinois

            Cross, Tom: 2007-02-07

            Garrett, Susan: 2010-01-18

            Durbin, Richard: 2012-02-09

      Indiana

            Daniels, Mitchell: 2012-06-28

            Waltz, Brent: 2012-08-06

      Maryland

            Anderson, Curt: 2007-01-09

            Beitzel, Wendell R: 2007-01-22

            Dwyer, Don: 2006-02-10

            Ehrlich, Robert L: 2006-02-10

            Ferguson, Bill: 2011-01-18

            Gilchrest, Wayne T: 2006-03-22

            Montgomery, Karen: 2010-01-18

            Nathan-Pulliam, Shirley: 2011-01-13

            Raskin, Jamie: 2014-01-13

            Rudolph, David: 2007-01-12

            Sarbanes, Paul: 2006-02-21

      Massachusetts

            Ayers, Bruce: 2006-02-07

            Morrissey, Michael: 2007-04-09

      Michigan

            Levin, Carl: 2012-07-26

      Minnesota

            Jungbauer, Mike: 2007-02-02

            Berglin, Linda: 2010-01-20

            Holberg, Mary: 2010-01-25

            Pappas, Sandra: 2013-01-23

      Missouri

            Oxford, Jeanette Mott: 2006-02-07

      Nebraska

            Engel, Patrick : 2007-01-09

      New Hampshire

            Gregg, Judd: 2004-09-16

      New Jersey

            Bresnitz, Eddy A: 2006-05-25, 2006-03-28

            Frelinghuysen, Rodney: 2005-04-27

            Weinberg, Loretta: 2012-02-02

      New Mexico

            Heinrich, Martin: 2012-01-23

      New York

            Ball, Greg: 2012-01-24

            Canestrari, Ronald: 2005-11-23

            Gottfried, Richard: 2011-04-06

            McNulty, Michael: 2005-10-17

            Tedisco, James N: 2006-02-21

      Ohio

            Brown, Sherrod: 2011/02/01, 2004-03-10

            Sutton, Betty: 2011-02-14

      Oklahoma

            Coburn, Tom: 2009-02-27

      Oregon

            Bates, Alan: 2009-01-12, 2008-01-29, 2006-09-06

            Berger, Vicki: 2007-11-09

            Buckley, Peter: 2007-08-27

            Guerra, Joe: 2006-07-28

            Kitzhaber, John : 2012-01-26

            Kotek, Tina: 2008-02-01

            Lim, John: 2008-02-15

            Macpherson, Greg: 2006-09-07, 2006-03-09

            Maurer, Ron: 2008-01-22

            Richardson, Dennis: 2006-02-06

            Thatcher, Kim: 2010-01-11

            Wingard, Matt: 2010-02-09

      Pennsylvania

            Baker, Matthew: 2010-01-25

            Costa, Jay : 2013-01-31

            Evankovich, Eli: 2011-01-13

            Vulakovich, Randy: 2010-01-25

            Vulakovich, Randy: 2013-01-14

      South Carolina

            Atwater, Todd: 2011-01-11

            Atwater, Todd: 2011-01-16

            Clark, Kenneth: 2006-02-07

            Haley, Nikki Randhawa: 2006-02-08

            Martin, Larry: 2006-02-06

      Tennessee

            Ragan, John: 2011-01-12

      Texas

            Cornyn, John: 2005-04-13

            Craddick, Tom: 2007-01-17

            Nelson, Jane: 2010-01-19

            Patrick, Diane: 2011-01-12

            Taylor, Van: 2011-01-25

      Utah

            Hatch, Orrin: 2006-03-24

      Virginia

            Englin, David: 2007-01-10

            Goode, Virgil: 2005-03-14

            McEachin, Donald: 2006-02-10

            Morgan, Harvey B: 2007-01-10

            Tavenner, Marilyn B: 2007-01-10

            Warner, John: 2008-02-04

      Washington

            Cantwell, Maria: 2006-07-17

            Chapman, Kathy: 2006-06-01

            Darneille, Jeannie: 2014-01-13

            Ericks, Mark: 2006-04-26

            Hobbs, Steve: 2007-01-10

            Hope, Mike: 2013-01-17

            Kline, Adam: 2013-01-14

            Smith, Adam: 2006-07-10

 

United Nations

 

AIDS

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

 

Amnesty International

      2006 Annual General Meeting

      2006 Male Genital Mutilation Resolution, Western Region (PDF)

      2006 Male Genital Mutilation Resolution, Southern Region (PDF)

      2005 Male Genital Mutilation Resolution (PDF)

      2005 MGM Bill Endorsement Resolution (PDF)

      Doctors Opposing Circumcision Letter (PDF)

 

Multimedia

       Birth As We Know It: Circumcision  WMV

       Facing Circumcision: Eight Physicians Tell Their Stories  WMV

       Floating Words (PPS)

       Highlights from the 2006 Amnesty International AGM  WMV

       It's A Boy! A Circus Opera  WMA  MP3  WAV

       Male Genital Mutilation 101 (PPS)

       Safiyah (PPS)

       The Foreskin: 15 Square Inches of Erogenous Tissue  WMV

       The Nurses of St. Vincent  WMV

       The Time is Now (PPS)

       They Cut Babies, Don't They?  WMV

 

Comics

       Foreskin Man #1

       Foreskin Man #2

       Foreskin Man #3

       Characters

 

News

       NS1: Denmark: National Council for Children calls for ban on male circumcision

       NS2: Mother seeks high court order to block circumcision

       NS3: Circumcision completed, despite mom's opposition

       NS4: Father charged with assault for trying to circumcise son

       NS5: Dutch MP wants ban on male circumcision

       NS6: Father convicted in circumcision attempt

       NS7: Man sentenced to 36 months for circumcision attempt

       NS8: Baby dies after allegedly being infected with herpes during circumcision

       NS9: Lawsuit claims circumcision botched

       NS10: Muslim accused of assaulting son through circumcision

       NS11: Circumcision a 'violation of child's rights'

       NS12: Court rules circumcision of four-year-old boy illegal

       NS13: Germany fines man for initiation circumcision

       NS14: Judge rules against boy’s circumcision

       NS15: Alleged circumcision injury prompts suit

       NS16: Divorced parents clash over 12-year-old son's circumcision

       NS17: Controversial Children's Act takes effect today

       NS18: Children's commissioner wants circumcision banned

       NS19: Frankfurt court finds circumcision an unlawful personal injury

       NS20: Doctors back call for circumcision ban

       NS21: Oregon court rejects circumcision case

       NS22: Gaston County Father Charged with Child Abuse, Circumcision

       NS23: Supreme court turns away Oregon circumcision case

       NS24: Politicians eyeing circumcision ban

       NS25: Furor over Proposed Ban of Circumcision in Denmark

       NS26: In Osun, controversy trails move by House of Assembly to outlaw tribal marks, circumcision

       NS27: Rallying in the Name of the Unkindest Cut?

       NS28: Routine operation may be a crime

       NS29: Swedish doctors refuse to circumcise boys

       NS30: Man sentenced in child circumcision case

       NS31: Chiefs apologise to forced initiate

       NS32: Ritual circumcisions 'illegal'

       NS33: Plan to ban circumcision a longshot

       NS34: Circumcision ban bill

       NS35: Circumcision on kitchen floor gets dad a year in jail

       NS36: Doctors Reverse Stand on Circumcision

       NS37: Dutch doctors urge ban on circumcision

       NS38: Steep Drop Seen in Circumcisions in U.S.

       NS39: Florida Woman Sues Hospital After Son Circumcised Against Her Wishes

       NS40: 'Intactivists' to San Francisco: Ban circumcision

       NS41: Man jailed for illegally circumcising young boys

       NS42: Portland mom is accused of trying to circumcise her baby at home

       NS43: Circumcision ban in San Francisco considered

       NS44: Queens Toddler Dies After Routine Circumcision

       NS45: It’s official: Circumcision ban off November ballot in San Francisco

       NS46: Doctors campaign against 'risky and painful' circumcision of boys

       NS47: Jerry Brown signs bill prohibiting circumcision bans

       NS48: Circumcision assault case brings fine – conviction but no punishment for parents

       NS49: Swedish docs in circumcision protest

       NS50: Baby dies in circumcision

       NS51: 11 New York infants infected with herpes through ritual in Jewish circumcision

       NS52: Ban ritual circumcision of boys: Centre Party

       NS53: Religious circumcisions are crimes says court

       NS54: Swiss Hospitals Follow German Ban on Circumcision

       NS55: Austrian province suspends circumcisions amid row

       NS56: Austria OKs circumcisions after multifaith appeal

       NS57: Norwegian official: Jews, Muslims should replace circumcision with ‘symbolic’ ritual

       NS58: Bipartisan group expresses ‘deep concern’ over German circumcision ban

       NS59: Swiss hospital lifts ban on circumcision

       NS60: Tasmania moves a step closer to circumcision ban

       NS61: Rabbi Charged with Illegal Circumcision in Germany

       NS62: Denmark to probe whether circumcision violates health code

       NS63: Pediatrics group says circumcision's benefits outweigh risks amid U.S. decline in procedure

       NS64: N.Y. Board Orders Forms for Circumcision Rite

       NS65: Finnish party plans new bill to ban circumcision

       NS66: Suit Is Filed Over Move to Regulate Circumcision

       NS67: Circumcision Goes Horribly Wrong

       NS68: German lawmakers propose barring circumcision before age 14

       NS69: Germany passes law to protect circumcision after outcry

       NS70: Judge won't block New York City circumcision law

       NS71: N.Y. newborn contracts herpes from circumcision rite

       NS72: 33 men 'die in South African circumcision ceremonies'

       NS73: Danish coalition partner adopts anti-circumcision motion

       NS74: Motion to ban non-medical circumcision introduced in Sweden

       NS75: Court: circumcision too risky for six-year-old

       NS76: 'Circumcision breaches human rights of the child'

       NS77: Nordic children’s ombudsmen take historic step to protect children’s rights

       NS78: European council passes anti-ritual circumcision resolution

       NS79: Norway to introduce new regulations on circumcision

       NS80: On Circumcision, Scalia Surprises

 

Press Releases

       PR1: MGMbill.org Launches Website Promoting Bill to End Male Genital Mutilation in the U.S.  PDF

       PR2: News Organizations Notified of MGM Bill  PDF

       PR3: MGMbill.org Drafts California Male Genital Mutilation Bill  PDF

       PR4: Male Circumcision Bill Proposals Submitted to Congress, California Legislature  PDF

       PR5: State of Georgia Urged to Protect Boys From Genital Mutilation  PDF

       PR6: Activists Condemn Circumcision of Almost 3-year Old Boy  PDF

       PR7: Human Rights Group Says All Circumcisers Should be Arrested  PDF

       PR8: HIV Prevention a Poor Excuse for Circumcision, Activists Say  PDF

       PR9: Jewish Groups Say it's Time to Stop Circumcising Boys  PDF

       PR10: Bill Proposals Would Provide Equal Protection From Circumcision  PDF

       PR11: Activists Call on the United Nations to Classify Male Circumcision as a Human Rights Crime  PDF

       PR12: Child Advocates Urge NYC to Regulate Circumcision  PDF

       PR13: Support Grows for Ban on Male Circumcision  PDF

       PR14: Gay Rights Advocates March Against Male Genital Mutilation  PDF

       PR15: Doctors and Children’s Groups Say Male Circumcision Must be Voluntary, Consensual  PDF

       PR16: Consent Bill Would Make Male Circumcision a Personal Choice  PDF

       PR17: Should Circumcision be for Adults Only?  PDF

       PR18: Health Group Calls for a Change in Circumcision Policy  PDF

       PR19: Circumcision Proposal Adds Fuel to Health Care Debate  PDF

       PR20: Foreskin Man Comic Book Takes on Male Circumcision  PDF

       PR21: Jewish Circumcision Under Fire in Second Foreskin Man Comic Book  PDF

       PR22: Intactivists Push for State, Federal Bans on Infant Circumcision  PDF

       PR23: Foreskin Man and Vulva Girl Team Up to Battle Circumcision in Africa  PDF

       PR24: Vulva Girl Serenades Foreskin Man on San Francisco Election Day  PDF

       PR25: Congress and States Prepare for another Circumcision Battle  PDF

       PR26: American Effort to Ban Circumcision of Minors Kicks into High Gear  PDF

       PR27: Foreskin Man Tangles with Islamic Circumcision  PDF

       PR28: ‘Intactivista’ Song puts Foreskin Man Fans in a Trance  PDF

       PR29: Foreskin Man Strikes a Blow against Infant Foreskin Trafficking  PDF

       PR30: Will Male Circumcision be Banned in 2014?  PDF

       PR31: Foreskin Man Disrupts Mass Circumcision in the Philippines  PDF

 

 

Letters

 

Endorsements

 

Publications

       Tri-fold Brochure (PDF)

       Dear Legislator Postcard (PDF)

       Endorsement Request Postcard

       Foreskin Man Poster (PDF)

       Brochure (2004, PDF)

       Human Rights Report (PPS)

       Male Genital Mutilation Policy Statement (PDF)

       Male Genital Mutilation Policy Statement Booklet (PDF)

       Male Genital Mutilation Fact Sheet (PDF)

       The Truth Seeker: Crimes of Genital Mutilation (PDF)

       A Global Problem (PDF)

       Circumcision and AIDS (PDF)

       Headlines (PDF)

       Foreskin Card (PDF)

       Which Child (PDF)

       Bill and Declaration (PDF)

       Armenia: A History of Pain (PDF)

       American Male (PDF)

 

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