Obesity and the American Disabilities Act Essay

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Obesity and the American Disabilities Act

Federal Law Report on
Obesity and the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990













Obesity and the ADA of 1990
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) bans discrimination based on disability.
It provides individuals with disabilities civil rights protections like those provided to
individuals on the basis of race, sex, national origin and religion (Mathias, 2003). The
ADA defines "disability" as a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major
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