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Mayor Adams Signs Bill Creating New Protected Class in NYC

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
From The Right
Politics, New YOrk City, Eric Adams, Antidiscrimination, Health
AP Photo/Brittainy Newman

New York City now has a new protected group of people after Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to sign a controversial anti-discrimination law. 

According to the measure, which takes effect Nov. 2, employers and landlords in the city cannot discriminate against someone because of their height or weight for jobs or housing.

That means fat people have been added to the list of protected classes already on the books, such as race, sex, and religion.

"I'm a person that believes in health, so when you talk about not discriminating against someone...

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