How Black women feel the economic effects of abortion bans
May 31, 2022

How Black women feel the economic effects of abortion bans

We feature a story out of the South, where Tia Freeman of Nashville's experience illustrates how abortion bans could be a hazard to one's economic opportunities as well as health. Larry Adam of Raymond James joins us for today's discussion on the markets. Also, it appears the trend of remote work is actually driving up housing costs.

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Remote work is driving up housing costs

May 31, 2022
Extra space is at a premium for those who want to Zoom in peace.
Zillow predicts home prices will continue rising through 2023.
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Abortion bans may have inequitable economic consequences, especially for Black women

May 31, 2022
Black women have disproportionally used abortion services across much of the South, where access to the procedure may essentially vanish if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
Tia Freeman cheers at a protest following the U.S. Supreme Court’s release of a draft opinion, which would overturn Roe v. Wade. Freeman told the crowd in Nashville that she had two abortions that she says kept her economically on track.
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