Did red states just abort their economies?

Alabama

Nobody mentioned Alabama, why did you bring it up? Ironically, Alabama does indeed have an income tax. I think the post was talking about Texas as an example of a place that is attracting businesses and people (that may slow or stop due to the abortion issue). And I replied that it may still be better than NJ (abortion issue or not) for various reasons.

you stand a good chance of being paid $7.25/hr

Not true. The chance is quite low. Fewer than 2% of people earn minimum wage or lower. See the link here - https://www.statista.com/statistics/188206/share-of-workers-…

Your medical care will be more spotty.

I live in Florida (another state that relies more on property taxes than on income taxes). I haven’t seen particular issues regarding medical care. Also plenty of retirees choose FL, and they are heavier users of medical care, so they seem to not have an issue with it.

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Personally, I think it would make more sense to not get pregnant in the first place. Since it’s proven that “Abstinence only” education is an utter failure when it comes to preventing pregnancies, condoms break, pills can be forgotten (and their efficacy temporarily degraded when taking antibiotics), and drunken mistakes happen, equipping our daughters with an IUD prior to departure seems to be the most sensible thing to do.

mmms,

You are the only guy here with all women’s vaginas cornered and figured out.

Good luck with that!

Google will relocate workers at their request who live in anti-abortion states.

Technology giant Google says workers who live in parts of the country where abortion is no longer legal after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade may relocate to states where their rights are protected, no questions asked, according to reports.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/abortion-google-workers-can-mov…

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I live in Florida (another state that relies more on property taxes than on income taxes). I haven’t seen particular issues regarding medical care.

Generally, they won’t. The specialists who treat older/retired patients design their practices to maximize revenue from govt–not patients. Which is why they are in FL in the first place.