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AOC Suggests People Should Stop Having Children Because of Climate Change

"It does lead, I think, young people to have a legitimate question, you know, 'Is it okay to still have children?'" Ocasio-Cortez said.

By NTK Staff | 02.25.2019 @11:25am

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) questioned whether people should stop having children because of climate change during an Instagram live from her apartment on Sunday.

“Our planet is going to hit disaster if we don’t turn this ship around and so it’s basically like, there’s a scientific consensus that the lives of children are going to be very difficult, and it does lead, I think, young people to have a legitimate question, you know, ‘Is it okay to still have children?'” Ocasio-Cortez said.

“Financially because people are graduating $20-, $30-, a $100,000-worth of student loan debt, so they can’t even afford to have kids in a house. Also this basic moral question, what do we do?” Ocasio-Cortez added.

Ocasio-Cortez was discussing why she believes her Green New Deal, which has been called impractical by some and laughed at by others, is so important.

“This idea that ‘I’ve been working on this for x-amount of years,’ um, it’s like not good enough,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Like, we need a universal sense of urgency, and people are like trying to introduce watered-down proposals that are frankly going to kill us. A lack of urgency is going to kill us.”

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