"The bright line between "social" and "economic" issues in American politics is perhaps blurrier than one might think. One study shows the economic effects of abortion, finding significant economic consequences for women who carried unwanted pregnancies to term.
The Turnaway Study is a five-year analysis of women who received abortions and those who were turned away because their unborn babies were legally too old to abort. The study, which is still ongoing, comes from Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), a think tank at the University of California, San Francisco."*
John Iadarola (Host, TYT University) and Lisa Fergusson (Current TV) discuss a study of women who had received abortions and women who were denied; economic, mental, and physical health was found to generally be better later on for women who were not turned away.
*Read more from Danielle Kurtzlebin/ U.S. News:
67% of turnaways live below the poverty line