Rep. Barbara Lee: Global warming turns women into prostitutes

Rep. Barbara Lee: Global warming turns women into prostitutes

Far from being our home and source of sustenance, the earth itself is our biggest enemy now (as our enlightened Secretary of State John Kerry points out regularly). Climate change is worse than terrorism…that’s just settled science.

Just when we thought we knew every reason it’s our fault that the earth is trying to exterminate us, a kindly Congresswoman from the People’s Republic of California has revealed yet another reason to fear the ground on which we tread:

Global warming turns women into prostitutes.

California Democrat Barbara Lee proposed a resolution in the House of Representatives this week that claims women will eventually be forced to sell their bodies for food and water…because of global warming.

Lee introduced House Concurrent Resolution 29, warning that women will be forced into “transactional sex” to get enough food and clean water — all because global warming will create “conflict and instability” in the world.

“Women will disproportionately face harmful impacts from climate change,” Lee’s resolution reads. It continues claiming, “Food insecure women with limited socioeconomic resources may be vulnerable to situations such as sex work, transactional sex, and early marriage that put them at risk for HIV, STIs, unplanned pregnancy, and poor reproductive health.”

 

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