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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, President-elect Donald TrumpÕs choice as Secretary of Energy, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Capitol Hill January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Perry is expected to face questions about his connections to the oil and gas industry.   (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, President-elect Donald TrumpÕs choice as Secretary of Energy, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Capitol Hill January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Perry is expected to face questions about his connections to the oil and gas industry.   (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

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Perry suggests fossil fuels could prevent rape

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assaults in Africa by providing electricity to rural villages.

Perry suggests fossil fuels could prevent rape

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assaults in Africa by providing electricity to rural villages.