Should Goverment Ban Size-Zero Models?

The debate over super-skinny models at this fall’s fashion shows continues this week. On one side, you’ve got those who agree with Spanish fashion authorities, who banned size-zero models from the catwalks during recent shows. Several British politicians then called for legislation banning size-zero models from London fashion shows, as a way to protect the models themselves and the women and girls who view them as role models. But some fashion designers and marketers believe such legislation wou

The debate over super-skinny models at this fall's fashion shows continues this week. On one side, you've got those who agree with Spanish fashion authorities, who banned size-zero models from the catwalks during recent shows. Several British politicians then called for legislation banning size-zero models from London fashion shows, as a way to protect the models themselves and the women and girls who view them as role models. But some fashion designers and marketers believe such legislation would be a form of government censorship. What do you think? Is this a matter of health, or free speech?