Sen. Bernie Sanders has came under fire from conservatives on social media Thursday after he said he would be open to discussing population control as a means to combat climate change.
The presidential candidate made the comments on Wednesday at a climate town hall on CNN after he was asked by an attendee about rising populations and how the planet “can not sustain this growth.”
Sanders response, seen in the clip above, quickly sparked outrage from conservative media figures, including CNN host S.E. Cupp, who said Sanders was talking about eugenics when he made the comments.
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