How economics play a role in America's abortion debate Published May 27, 2022 at 12:33 PM EDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Listen • 3:42 Research shows that economics plays a significant role in the abortion debate. Many women seek an abortion to keep from falling deeper into poverty. NPR’s Jennifer Ludden reports. This article was originally published on WBUR.org. Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.