Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that climate change poses such a dire threat to humanity that it’s legitimate for anxious young people to question whether they should have kids.
“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,” Ocasio-Cortez said in an Instagram Live video showing her chopping vegetables in her kitchen.
“And it does lead, I think, young people to have a legitimate question, you know, ‘Is it okay to still have children?’”
She also said in the Sunday night post that couples fresh out of college are also often saddled with $30,000 to $40,000 in student loan debt, making the decision even harder.
Read more at NY POST.