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February 22, 2005

Jailed for Being Fat.

They’re being really tough on obesity these days:

A 31-stone man has been detained in a mental hospital against his will because he cannot stop eating, it emerged today.

How long before that 20% of the population that smokes gets locked up?

February 22, 2005 in Food and Drink | Permalink


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I'm as worried as the next Libertarian about the state's appropriation of our private lives, but this is a red herring. Chris Leppard has not been locked up because he's obese or because he enjoys his food. He's been locked up because he has a very n... [Read More]

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