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The Penalty for Fatness: Obesity Discrimination and the Traditional Civil Rights Approach

Lea en español by Sayward Stuart, J.D., B.C.L. Aug. 26, 2008 It is no exaggeration to suggest that obesity is a growing problem in America. As Americans grow more overweight, weight-based discrimination likewise increases. State and federal governments as well as private employers have enacted measures that penalize and arguably disadvantage the obese. Economic policies […]

Housing discrimination

Lea en español Housing discrimination can take many forms. If you suspect that decisions about your housing have been impacted by race, national origin, sex, religion, disability or other issues, you may be eligible for assistance under the federal Fair Housing Act. Keep careful record of all dealings and contact an attorney right away. HUD […]