Yes, they really introduced it, but it has about as much chance of passing in Mississippi as gay marriage does. They know this, they’re grandstanding. The casinos, with their popular buffets, would oppose it, for starters.
But insurance companies will love it. They can cut off fat patients from getting insurance payments. Life insurance payments can be denied if a person dies of some fat-related ailment whether fat really is the culprit or not. I’m sure some scientific evidence can be manufactured to suit any ole lawyer’s case. Kind of like homeowners whose houses blow away during a hurricane can’t make a claim to their insurance because during the hurricane, water blew ashore and replaced the spot where the houses used to be. Which came first? The wind or the sea??????????