Chelsea Clinton made these remarks while speaking at an event this week which was put together to protest Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Chelsea Clinton: Roe v. Wade Helped Add $3.5 Trillion to U.S. Economy
Chelsea Clinton praised the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on Saturday, saying it helped add $3.5 trillion to the U.S. economy.
Clinton was speaking at a pro-abortion rights event “Rise Up For Roe,” which was organized in opposition to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, CNS News reports.
Clinton said that abortion rights were something that everyone has to care about if they take justice issues seriously.
“Whether you fundamentally care about reproductive rights and access rights, because these are not the same thing, if you care about social justice or economic justice, agency—you have to care about this,” Clinton said.
Clinton then tried to connect the controversial 1973 Supreme Court ruling to the American economy.
“It is not a disconnected fact, to address this t-shirt of 1973, that American women entering the labor force from 1970 to 2009 added three and a half trillion dollars to our economy. Right?” Clinton said.
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Whatever you say, Chelsea.