The high price of America's anti-abortion laws

The high price of America's anti-abortion laws

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As the United States further restricts access to abortion, how will the economy suffer?

For many women seeking an abortion, financial considerations also weigh heavily.

But women across the United States are facing more obstacles when making such decisions as Republican-led states, including Texas, pass new laws restricting abortion access.

Such measures bring economic hardships for many women and have wider financial implications that are too often opaqued by the deep ideological and religious divide on the issue.

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