Foreskin Pride rally planned outside One Direction concert in Vancouver

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      It will be a demonstration unlike any other outside a pop-music concert in British Columbia.

      On Friday (July 17) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., members of the Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project will rally outside B.C. Place Stadium to show their support for Harry Styles's alleged refusal to get snipped.

      Styles and his pals in One Direction are singing that night in front of a massive Vancouver crowd.

      In 2013, the National Enquirer reported that Styles and singer Taylor Swift parted ways because she wanted him circumcised and he refused to do this.

      The supermarket tabloid didn't identify its source.

      "The allegation that Taylor tried to tailor Styles's penile style has not yet been confirmed by Styles or Swift," CAN-FAP founder and foreskin promoter Glen Callender said in a statement. "But CAN-FAP is obliged to take all alleged threats to celebrity foreskin seriously."

      Callender and his CAN-FAP colleagues also plan to hold a rally outside Swift's concert at B.C. Place on August 1.

      "Foreskin is rampant in pop music, with top artists such as Justin Bieber, Will Smith, John Mayer, and Ricky Martin all proud owners of very successful and sought-after foreskins," Callender said.

      In his statement, he cited New York magazine and Daily Mail media reports in 2011 that film director Guy Ritchie was circumcised in adulthood "at the behest of his foreskin-deriding bride Madonna".

      "Of course, Ritchie—like all men who foolishly slice the man-hood off their manhood to please a woman—ended up without his foreskin or the woman," Callender scoffed. "Our rallies outside B.C. Place will ensure that Madonna is the first and last American pop diva to snatch the foreskin of a famous foreigner."

      In 2014. Callender and other foreskin activists held a protest when Bill and Melinda Gates came to Vancouver to give a TED talk.

      CAN-FAP has called Gates "Foreskin enemy #1" for funding male circumcision in Africa. Gates has claimed that this surgery can reduce the transmission of HIV by up to 70 percent. 

      Glen Callender hopes to elevate the public's appreciation for foreskins.

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      I'm sorry...

      Jul 16, 2015 at 11:38am

      What?!? 'Foreskin Activists'?!? 'Foreskin Pride'?!? God... people just don't know what to do with themselves do they?

      So, at some point in time, someone will be reading a elegy for someone, who, considers themselves an activist. At this persons funeral, they're going to mention his or her brave work for protecting foreskins around the nation.

      ?

      Jul 16, 2015 at 12:16pm

      Wow, talk about first world bullsh*t!!!!! It must be nice to not have to work and to have so much time to devote to stupidity.

      What?

      Jul 16, 2015 at 12:18pm

      This is seriously one of the dumbest things I've ever read....

      Unbelievable!

      Jul 16, 2015 at 2:04pm

      The amount of stupidity that exist in our society is beyond belief. Does One Direction really need this type of attention? My goodness!

      TORTURE

      Jul 16, 2015 at 2:35pm

      do you understand what that word means?

      "Vomiting
      It was my sad task to publish a case report about a baby who experienced severe vomiting after being circumcised. Following the vomiting spell, the baby stopped breathing and had to be hospitalized for five days so that he could receive intravenous antibiotics. Needless to say, this never would have occurred had the baby been protected from circumcision.
      Infants respond to the pain of circumcision by screaming, just as we would if someone slowly crushed and cut off part of our sex organs without anesthetic. When the crying is especially intense, the baby may swallow air. Then, when the mother tries to soothe her baby by feeding him, it may lead to vomiting, followed by apnea.

      Apnea (Stopped Breathing)
      Apnea is the temporary cessation of breathing. The pain of circumcision is so severe that some babies stop breathing during the surgery. In an important study on the pain of circumcision published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers discovered that serious complications occurred during circumcision. One infant experienced the same level of extreme distress as all the others in the study, but two and a half minutes after the conclusion of the surgery, the baby developed an abnormal posture, stopped breathing, and suffered projectile vomiting even though he had been denied food for more than three hours before the surgery. Another baby experienced a choking spell and stopped breathing three and a half minutes after the surgery.
      The researchers noticed these serious complications because they were looking for them. One wonders how many babies suffer without anyone taking notice or caring, or even thinking there is anything wrong with projectile vomiting, choking, or cessation of breathing.

      Rupture of Internal Organs
      Circumcision is so traumatic, painful, and frightening that it literally terrorizes the baby. Some babies have suffered extreme reactions to this experience that few adults could ever imagine possible.

      Rupture of the Lung
      The medical literature details cases of circumcised babies whose lungs have burst as a result of intense crying. In one case, at Georgetown University School of Medicine, a fifteen-day-old baby with severe respiratory distress was circumcised. He turned blue, started breathing frantically, and cried incessantly. Finally, doctors discovered that the cryin

      Donna Allen

      Jul 16, 2015 at 2:37pm

      Who cares??

      Linda

      Jul 16, 2015 at 2:45pm

      I am loving this. This is really funny.

      Foreskiniswhereitsat

      Jul 16, 2015 at 2:53pm

      Morons who circumcise just don't get it. Go Glen!!

      Karen Huomou

      Jul 16, 2015 at 3:06pm

      I am laughing so much. But l have to say they are doing a good job.

      Mimi Fouro

      Jul 16, 2015 at 3:08pm

      I am here reading this because of Harry Styles and l have enjoyed reading it.