CNBC: As decision on Roe v. Wade looms, states weigh the economic cost of abortion bans
CNBC took a look at the economic implications for states that restrict or ban abortions, and whether companies seeking a diverse, inclusive workforce will find it if they locate in states that force people to give birth, even where the woman’s life is threatened or the person is a child.
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What does the future hold?
One longtime critic of business subsidies believes the supposed rift between business leaders and traditionally business-friendly politicians will end when the public, inevitably, grows tired of it. Greg LeRoy of the non-profit group Good Jobs First said it is a familiar pattern seen most recently in the corporate outcry over new voting laws in Texas and Florida.
“Some companies sent signals or stopped giving money [to politicians], but then they eased back in after the headlines have faded,” he said. “After a decent interval, when people aren’t looking anymore, companies want influence in city hall and state legislatures, and they go right back to political donations and getting big favors in terms of big tax breaks and big incentive packages.”
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