Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Abortion Hurts The Economy

From The Federalist:
Chelsea Clinton claimed that legalizing abortion has helped add an additional $3.5 trillion to the American economy on Saturday. At a #RiseUpforRoe event in New York, Clinton and other pro-choice women rallied against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. The #RiseUpforRoe movement, which is sponsored by NARAL and Planned Parenthood’s PAC, started promptly after President Trump announced his decision to nominate Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Their Twitter bio reads, “It’s time to get maximum hysterical,” and they claim that “The right to a safe, accessible and legal abortion has never been at greater risk since Roe was decided.”

Although abortion will not become illegal if Roe v. Wade is overturned, #RiseUpforRoe has been touring throughout America, fighting back and “going maximum hysterical.” At the New York leg of the tour, Clinton told the audience that citing the economic benefit of abortion could help persuade pro-lifers to rethink their stance. (Read more.)