Makary Chodkowski
Makary Chodkowski voted up Danae Hitch's answer

How would you regulate that? By just simply looking at them? If they're fat, they get taxed more? What if they had an out of control thyroid problem? Would that exempt them from the tax? What if they had polycystic ovarian syndrome? Would their doctor have to submit paperwork proving there was an actual reason … Read more

Makary Chodkowski
Makary Chodkowski voted up Anonymous' answer

There's  a lot of medical illnesses and death caused by eating disorders too ...anorexia, binge eating, bulimia,, yo-yo dieting causing serious strokes, serious malnutrition, along with the dangers of other extreme dieting requiring  hours and hours of psychotherapy along with medical intervention. Focusing on the overweight would just increase these problems.

Seems if you're going … Read more