I don't agree with it, but I understand it. The issue is with safety for the doctor and her staff who have been injured by overweight patients. Not all doctor's offices are equipped to handle the severely obese.
It is not illegal to refuse to treat a specific group of people. My DH doesn't go to a gyno!
Lest you think I'm being crass, my BFF is 5'2", is 300 and has difficulty doing what we "thinner" people might consider basic things - walking up stairs, or a ramp, going for a walk. It's agony for me to go shopping with her; she needs to hold onto a shopping cart wherever we go. I've recently lost 25 of 35lbs I need to take of, and I'm gently encouraging her to be more aware of what she eats. I can only hope it works. LouView Thread
His biggest mistake was sharing it. If that helps him remember details in his busy life, fine, but don't share it with someone you just met. In a few years he might share it with a wife, but geez....View Thread
I'm allergic to most artificial sweeteners, and why should I pay a tax for REAL sweeteners? Artificial means chemical, and we surely don't need that!!
I equate this to the government saying they're going to tax anything without peanuts. So many people are allergic to peanuts, why should they have to pay more for something they can eat safely?LouView Thread