How Roe v. Wade aborted America’s economy

As former Jack Kemp aide John D. Mueller quantifies in his groundbreaking new book, Redeeming Economics, the Court’s construction of an unrestricted right to abortion muffled American economic performance by profoundly disrupting marriage and fertility patterns.

Mueller likens the effects of Roe on baby boomers to the impact of World War II on their parents, only in reverse. Unlike the war, whose aftermath produced a boom in family life and child-packed neighborhoods –creating, per French writer R. L. Bruckberger, a “humane economy” that made America the envy of the West — Roe ushered in a marriage and baby bust that has sucked the life-blood out of the economy.

Read more at the Washington Examiner

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