@charlescwcooke …I'm sorry, but did Barbara Lee just suggest that global warming will turn women into hookers?
— Moe Lane (@moelane) April 29, 2013
Why yes. Yes she did.
In a new resolution, Rep. Lee and 12 other congressional Democrats warn that climate change could be worse than we’d ever imagined:
— Tiffany Smith (@mrstiffsmith) April 29, 2013
The resolution, from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and a dozen other Democrats, says the results of climate change include drought and reduced agricultural output. It says these changes can be particularly harmful for women.
“[F]ood 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,” it says.
That’s right, kids. Hotter temperatures could drive women to “transactional sex.” Also, herpes.
— Steve Everley (@saeverley) April 29, 2013
This is bad. This is very, very bad.
— Ethan Walter(@ECWalternating) April 29, 2013
— Martin Shull (@Martin_Shull) April 29, 2013
— Krista Ordemann (@kristaordemann) April 29, 2013
NOT a single working brain cell among the whole bunch. House Dems Warn Global Warming Could Drive Women To “Transactional Sex”..
— Barbie Lee (@UF2) April 29, 2013
Glad they’re on top of this. Rt @mediaite: House Dems Push Resolution Warning Climate Change Leads Women To Pursue ‘Transactional Sex’
— JK (@johnkay999) April 29, 2013
Don’t you feel better, America?