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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 S.
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 2:37 AM


As someone with MS, I think no. At most it is a symptom. Did you ever look at their shopping basket. So I disagree with the AMA, it's not the first time.

John S.
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 2:37 AM


As someone with MS, I think no. At most it is a symptom. Did you ever look at their shopping basket. So I disagree with the AMA, it's not the first time.

JL A.
Wednesday March 5, 2014, 5:54 PM


It is according to the AMA so it is now the law and we better learn to adjust to that reality

Todor Todorov
Friday February 28, 2014, 2:27 AM


Not sure

Natasha Salgado
Wednesday February 19, 2014, 11:21 PM


No def not.

Mary T.
Wednesday February 19, 2014, 6:51 PM


not sure

Jelena Radovanovic
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 6:28 AM


No

Dimitris Dallis
Sunday January 19, 2014, 2:19 AM


Only in extreme cases.

Mary T.
Saturday January 4, 2014, 9:38 PM


no

Borg Drone
Saturday December 28, 2013, 10:12 AM


no



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