At a recent CNN town hall on global warming and climate change candidate Bernie Sanders agreed with an audience member that abortion rights and birth control would be important to the fight to control global warming. “The answer has everything to do with the fact that women in the United States of America, by the way, have a right to control their own bodies and make reproductive decisions,” Sanders said.
“And the Mexico City agreement, which denies American aid to those organizations around the world that are – that allow women to have abortions or even get involved in birth control is totally absurd,” he continued.
“So I think especially in poor countries around the world, where women do not necessarily want to have large numbers of babies and where they can have the opportunity to birth control to control the number of kids they have is something I very, very strongly support,” he added.
Do you agree with Bernie Sanders that curbing population growth should be part of the fight against global warming?
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