Broadening the scope of civil rights

Elvin, John
August 1997
Insight on the News;08/25/97, Vol. 13 Issue 31, p34
Focuses on a movement led by the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA). Number of members who makes up the organization; Identification of the state who has a law prohibiting discrimination against obese people; Who was among the speakers at the NAAFA convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Quotes from Robert Sponaugle, member of NAAFA.


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