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Should obesity be considered a disability?

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Poll Results: 4,279 votes
47%
No, obesity is not a disability.
 
29%
Maybe in certain instances - like if someone loses their job because of weight.
 
16%
Yes. People suffering from obesity should be given the same considerations and protection as those who are disabled.
 
9%
I'm not sure.
 


Obesity As a Disability? Maybe In New York




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John B
Tuesday January 16, 2018, 5:50 AM


Only the morbidly obese.

David C
Thursday December 21, 2017, 5:07 PM


well, it is a disease, but it in and of itself is not a disability, but it may contribute to disabilities

Jonathan Harper
Thursday December 21, 2017, 2:02 AM


Noted!!!!!

Lesa D
Thursday December 14, 2017, 3:07 PM


unsure

David C
Saturday November 18, 2017, 9:22 AM


a disease yes, a disability would depend on other factors

Kelsey S
Monday October 16, 2017, 2:36 PM


No

Peggy B
Saturday October 14, 2017, 8:20 AM


They now know there is a gene that causes it in certain people and sometimes mental problems cause it so yes, in some circumstances it is a disability.

David C
Thursday September 7, 2017, 2:14 PM


sadly

Jonathan H
Thursday July 27, 2017, 5:15 AM


NOTED!!!!

Jonathan Harper
Thursday May 4, 2017, 7:39 AM


NOTED!!!!



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