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Should obesity be considered a disability?

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


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


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


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


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


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


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