Is Obesity a Disability?

airplaneThe Supreme Court of Canada is requiring airlines to provide an extra seat--at no charge--to obese passengers and those with disabilities. Not providing extra space is now considered discriminatory.


CafeMom message boards were abuzz with this topic recently. If you like to debate up-to-the-minute issues, check out the private group Debate Kittens.

What do you think about the Canadian ruling? Is obesity a disability? So far, U.S. airlines have the legal okay to charge large passengers for two seats.

Do you think obese passengers should be charged more to ride comfortably?

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