Global warming -not killers- is causing murders in the increasingly lethal city of Chicago, according to pornographer Christie Hefner.
Warmer weather in Chicago helps boost the murder rate there, said the former chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises Inc. on the MSNBC show of former conservative Joe Scarborough.
“Last year we hit a record number of murders from guns.,” said Hefner. “And this year we are already outpacing last year’s numbers. Now, there are contributing factors that are not under anybody’s control and may seem odd, but it is factually true. One of them is actually the weather. There is a dramatic increase in gun violence when it is warmer. And we are having this climate change effect that is driving that.”
Hefner is a member of the board of directors of the George Soros-funded Center for American Progress’s sister group (CAP Action Fund).
Last month it was revealed that the Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating Hefner’s husband, William Marovitz, for insider trading.