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Abortion is an economic issue

Abortion is an economic issue

To the Editor: The Supreme Court recently shot down American women’s right to choose. Now conservative politicians are trying to convince voters that the economy trumps abortion. But, that is simply not so. Think about it! If a woman decides to abort, how will she pay? That is an economic question. If she decides to birth the child, how will she pay for that? An economic question.

Historically, the abortion issue has been handled by men. Now in 2022 women have a chance to voice their opinions. They could determine the outcome of this election. And they should. Will they? We will see. 

Abortion will stay in the forefront of our political system. No one is forcing anyone to get an abortion. Some are trying to force women to birth. That is a violation of a woman’s basic right to choose. 

Abortion is a major economic issue!

Dave Waldrop


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