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The Case for Starting an Emergency Abortion Fund

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Time

You're always being told to be proactive when it comes to protecting yourself financially for the future. Investment advisors suggest siphoning earnings into company-matched 401s from the moment you start your first job as well as opening college accounts for your offspring months before that dependent is even born. With Americans carrying on average of more than $8,000 of credit card debt and another $37, 000 in student loan debt, advice like “be sure you have an emergency fund” makes perfect sense in order to avoid bankruptcy in case of a surprise job layoff, major life change like divorce or illness, or loss of a key resource like your home or car.
But one event no one prepares for is the very real possibility of needing an abortion, despite the fact that 45 percent of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned. With a federal government that vows to expand opportunities for religious nonprofits and even some privately held companies to forgo offering birth control options in their health care plans,...

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