Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 03-15-2007, 01:44 PM
alphaboi867 alphaboi867 is online now
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: the Keystone State
Posts: 13,858
Has the US military ever mandated circumcision?

Did the US military, at any time in history, ever force male service memvers to get circumcised? If so why? What was the penalty for refusing? I've read accounts that from as recently as Vietnam that soldiers could get a free circumcision if they requested one, is that still policy? Do any current militaries require circumcision?
__________________
No Gods, No Masters
 

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:22 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@straightdope.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Publishers - interested in subscribing to the Straight Dope?
Write to: sdsubscriptions@chicagoreader.com.

Copyright 2018 STM Reader, LLC.

 
Copyright © 2017