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Feb 16, 2015
A proposed bill in Puerto Rico would discriminate against children with a higher BMI and their families. Similar efforts in several US states have failed and done immeasurable damage. Focus on health, not weight/BMI!

Jan 25, 2015
Mississippi House Bill 330, which targets Medicaid recipients, is discriminatory! It would force them to submit to programs that require foods that they may not be able to afford and penalize them if they do not comply.

Dec 06, 2014
New York State Representative Peter King’s stigmatizing remarks about Eric Garner’s cause of death demonstrate weight bias and a discriminatory attitude. This is a civil rights issue. It is time to put a stop to the bigotry.

Dec 03, 2014
NAAFA, BEDA and BingeBehavior.com believe that forcing chain restaurants to include caloric value of every dish and drink on their menus is a wasted effort and could be counterproductive.

Oct 19, 2014
NAAFA-Clark County Chapter presents the Third Quarter, 2014 Size Savvy Award to Dessy B’s Steakhouse for their service and accessibility to people of all sizes.

Oct 11, 2014
NAAFA, in cooperation with Drs. Dawn Clifford and Michelle Neyman Morris, has introduced NAAFA Guidelines for Nutritionists & Dietitians. This is the latest in guidelines developed by NAAFA to assist professionals in treating people of large body

Aug 16, 2014
Two organizations that are supposed to represent the best interests of people of larger body size are actually funded by the diet industry, drug manufacturers and bariatric surgeons.

Aug 15, 2014
NAAFA-Clark County Chapter President Darliene Howell has joined the organization’s national Board of Directors as Secretary and Research Specialist.

Aug 14, 2014
“Dear Abby” gives judgmental, stigmatizing advice to a young woman about swimwear and her body size.

Aug 13, 2014
NAAFA has concluded another successful annual event during which the restructuring of the Board of Directors and the addition of a new board member were announced.



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