OK. So. First. Emotional support animals are not a scam. Lots of highly functioning people like me derive a huge amount of comfort from emotional support dogs. They can make the difference between medicating or not medicating, or flying or not flying. That’s why it is federal law that airlines have to accommodate emotional support animals. Second, there is a difference between a system that can be scammed and a system that is inherently a scam.
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