Sunday, May 22, 2011

Not to be outdone by SF, Simcha Monica gets its own anti-circumcision measure

I don't expect these measures to pass, not even in San Francisco, but their appearance on actual ballots is impressive testimony to the march of craziness:
Santa Monica residents may get to vote soon on whether circumcisions can be done in the beach city.

San Francisco residents learned this week that a measure will be on their November ballot allowing them to vote on whether or not to ban circumcision in their city. Now, if a petition about to begin circulating succeeds in garnering enough signatures, residents of Santa Monica could soon have the same opportunity, The Journal has learned. Santa Monica City officials were not available late Friday to say how many signatures will be needed.

Sources provided The Journal with a copy of memorandum from the Santa Monica City clerk addressed to the city attorney, along with a Notice of Intent to Ciruculate a Petition, filed with the Santa Monica City Clerk on Thursday, May 19, which proposes adding an initiative prohibiting “Genital Cutting of Male Minors” to a ballot in a future election in Santa Monica. [...]

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