There will always be people looking for power and dominance who will take advantage of others. The entire student body needs to be trained to recognize and stop those people before something bad happens.
Studying abroad contributes to global, regional and national economies in a significant way. It opens up doors for international trade, commerce and understanding, as well as for peace building, communication, and national security.
In a move akin to creationists calling the theory of evolution into question, HCR 1009's supporters are using ideology-based distrust of the environmental movement to spread dangerous myths about the threat we face.