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PHDMAMA06 SparkPoints: (93,518)
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8/13/13 10:50 A

That policy seems WAY extreme and not particularly productive or helpful to those who are struggling. Not a fan!

MISSSVJS SparkPoints: (39,768)
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8/13/13 10:40 A

Sounds similar to Hawaii's roposed solution to their homeless problem - buying them a one-way ticket to the mainland. Doesn't solve anything, just passes it on to someone else. I wonder sometimes why anyone could possibly think these are good ideas!

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 17,116
8/13/13 10:32 A

Oh my!

That is very upsetting because people will resort to unsafe measures to take the weight off quickly. So that they can stay in the country.

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (60,917)
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8/13/13 10:29 A

Nothing solves the obesity epidemic like fat-shaming!



SHERYLDS Posts: 17,176
8/13/13 10:21 A

New Zealand's immigration authorities think they have gotten to the core of solving the obesity epidemic and rising health costs-- deport fat people. A 50 year-old, 286-pound South African citizen no longer has an "acceptable standard of health" to remain in the country where nearly a third of adults are overweight, according to reports.
read more
www.nbcnews.com/health/new-zealands-soluti
on-rising-health-costs-deport-fat-peop
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