Feminist Mormon Housewives is having another one of those unexpected conversations that seem to appear only on that blog. Weighing in on the subject of male infant circumcision, many commenters have noted that until recently circumcision was nearly universal in the United States, while virtually unknown in Europe outside of particular religious and cultural groups.
You’re familiar with the concept of Six Degrees of Separation?
Question: There is one degree of separation between Brigham Young and the century-long prevalance of circumcision in the United States. What is that one-step connection? Wild but tasteful speculation acceptable.
The answer will be posted in a day or two.