The Role Of Abortion In Carl's THINK Social Problems

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As portrayed within Carl’s THINK Social Problems (2013), the topic of abortion has been in the spotlight in recent years. Many wonder, what economic, social, and cultural consequences would ensue if we limited abortion. For starters, there would be several economic repercussions. Columbia University has stated that the legalization of abortion has resulted in women, holistically, being less likely to live in a single household and has concluded that they are also less likely to live in poverty (Pop-Eleches, 2005). This can be substantiated by the fact that having to raise a child can cost anywhere from $9,000 to over $25,000 per year, and not having to pay that cost, if it is undesired, can lead individuals to utilize that money in other facets

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