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Sierra Club Calls For Rick Perry's Resignation After He Links Fossil Fuels To Less Sexual Assaults

The Sierra Club, an international organization dedicated to the protection of the environment, has called for energy secretary Rick Perry to resign after his comments linking the development of fossil fuels to the decrease sexual assaults.

The Sierra Club, an international organization dedicated to the protection of the environment, has called for energy secretary Rick Perry to resign after his comments linking the development of fossil fuels to the decrease sexual assaults.

"It was already clear that Rick Perry is unfit to lead the Department of Energy, but to suggest that fossil fuel development will decrease sexual assault is not only blatantly untrue, it is an inexcusable attempt to minimize a serious and pervasive issue.He does not deserve to hold office another day with these twisted ideas, and he should resign from his position immediately before he causes any more damage." - Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director

Rick Perry had previously made the following claim:

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