Generous Welfare is Not Unambiguously Pro-Natalist

by Jillian Schweizer on Jan 21, 2014 | Views: 115 | Score: 0
Most Expansive State PoliciesLeast Expansive State Policies
Child Care Grants18.512
Family Leave Laws1716
Cash Welfare Benefit1513
Family Cap15.517
Abortion Access Policies2312.5
Abortion Rate
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Jillian Schweizer
Jillian Schweizer on Jan 21, 2014 2:01 PM said:

The pro-natalist concept that access to healthcare and a program of welfare generosity for lower-income women reduces their likelihood to have an abortion doesn't appear to be necessarily true. Abortion Rates are highest in states that provide child-bearing incentives. Lack of a Family Cap law seems to be the only deterrent.