Prison inmate sues hospital for circumcising him


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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A South Dakota prison inmate is suing the hospital where he was circumcised as a newborn, saying he only recently became aware that he'd undergone the procedure and that it robbed him of his sexual prowess.

Dean Cochrun, 28, is asking for $1,000 in compensatory and punitive damages. He also asks in the lawsuit that his foreskin be restored "in the hopes I could feel whole again," though he acknowledged that he didn't expect such a restoration to be anything more than aesthetic.

Cochrun, who is imprisoned in Sioux Falls on a kidnapping conviction, filed the federal lawsuit Friday against Sanford Hospital. Cochrun claims that an "unknown doctor" at the then-named Sioux Valley Hospital misled his mother to believe that the procedure was medically necessary. Cochrun argues that the procedure was unnecessary, unethical and without medical benefit.

"I was recently made aware of the fact that I had been (circumcised) and that ... I was robbed of sensitivity during sexual intercourse as well as the sense of security and well-being I am entitled to in my person," he argued in the lawsuit, adding that neither he nor his partners would "have that sensitivity during sexual intercourse and have a normal sex life."

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Detection

They should agree, only this time castrate him

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TheLegendOfMart

Sorry what?

He had it done as a child and is only now just realising?

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Detection

Sorry what?

He had it done as a child and is only now just realising?

Likely story

Anyway, it should be his parents he would have the grumble with, but even then, it is their choice as he was a minor so I would say legally he doesn't have a leg to stand on, not even a 3rd one

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Original Poster

anyone else worried about how he found out in prison that his penis was different.... ?

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FloatingFatMan

Given the dreadful state of sex education in America, it's quite likely he's never known what circumcision is, especially considering the vast majority of US males are all circumcised for some weird reason...

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BumbleBritches57

How the **** don't you realize you were circuminsized for 30 some years?!

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Anibal P

Whoever in the Federal Courthouse that allowed this waste of time to go through should be fired immediately

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Rudy

How the **** don't you realize you were circuminsized for 30 some years?!

Most likely the only penis he ever saw was his own and in porn. In porn most of the time they are circumcised.

If he had little sex ed there's a possibility he wouldn't know that they don't come like that

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ILikeTobacco

anyone else worried about how he found out in prison that his penis was different.... ?

community showers? nothing new.

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timster

They should agree, only this time castrate him

and why is that?

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Detection

and why is that?

Its called 'joking'

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Hum

You can tell a sue-happy lawyer wrote that speech. :laugh:

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McCordRm

How the **** don't you realize you were circuminsized for 30 some years?!

Simple. Don't go around checking out other guy's ######.

I thought my dick was perfectly normal until I got into sports and actually

saw for myself that it was different. Granted, I was a teenager... but the point

still stands. It's not like your parents sit you down at some point and explain

how they chopped off part of your pecker.

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Xerino

Foreskin lawsuits have become quite popular lately, anything to make a buck I guess, I mean in the states, most kids get their foreskins removed when they are still babies, and they live without it well into their sex lives, and all of a sudden, "I WAS ROBBED!! I WANT MY FORESKIN!!! IM NOT A COMPLETE MAN WITHOUT IT!!! boo--hoo"

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Edrick Smith

So wait his mom was in prison when she had him and now he's in prison for kidnapping?

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ozgeek

Normal penises don't have scars on it. Mine does. You could tell that some sort of operation has been done on my penis when you see a ring of scar around the shaft.

It doesn't hurt but I do agree it decreases my sex drive a bit but not significently that I am able to still enjoy it.

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BumbleBritches57

Simple. Don't go around checking out other guy's ######.

I thought my dick was perfectly normal until I got into sports and actually

saw for myself that it was different. Granted, I was a teenager... but the point

still stands. It's not like your parents sit you down at some point and explain

how they chopped off part of your pecker.

There are community showers in teh 6th grade, and theres sex ed, stop trying to make me sound gay, just becuase you're extremely ignorant.

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ozgeek

Yeah but not everyone studied sex-ed, also most learn it in high school (like I did). The rest was thanks to the internet.

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Simon-

Normal penises don't have scars on it. Mine does. You could tell that some sort of operation has been done on my penis when you see a ring of scar around the shaft.

It doesn't hurt but I do agree it decreases my sex drive a bit but not significently that I am able to still enjoy it.

Looked it up and it is normal from circumcision
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Growled

It only took him 28 years to figure out that he was circumsized, huh?

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Gerowen

Circumcision is an unnecessary and brutal practice. You're basically mutilating your child's genitals before they are old enough to make decisions on their own. I never had it done, and neither has my child. I spoke to several doctors from different hospitals to ask about it when we were pregnant, in case I was missing something, and they all told me that there is no medical reason to have the procedure done.

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The Laughing Man

This guy should sort out his priorities.

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Hum

It only took him 28 years to figure out that he was circumsized, huh?

Took Larry the Lawyer to convince him to sue. :laugh:

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mokthraka

Circumcision is an unnecessary and brutal practice. You're basically mutilating your child's genitals before they are old enough to make decisions on their own. I never had it done, and neither has my child. I spoke to several doctors from different hospitals to ask about it when we were pregnant, in case I was missing something, and they all told me that there is no medical reason to have the procedure done.

its honestly not brtual... You wont even remember it, and I can honeslty say I don't care about a peice of skin.
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