May 27, 2022

Comparing Circumcision To Pedophilia Has Always Been Part Of Intactivism

What Children's Justice adds is the word "systemic."

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Brendon Marotta
“Children’s Justice is the idea that the treatment of children is a social justice issue." - Brendon Marotta, Children’s Justice
Episode details

In this audio, I show how comparisons between circumcision and pedophilia have always existed in the Intactivist movement, talk about what Children’s Justice adds to that concept, and address three objections to the concept of systemic pedophilia.

Further Resources:

The photo of Jonathon Conte I mention in the audio.
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