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Nearly Half of Working Adults Say They're Open to Relocating to Abortion-Friendly States

  • Soaring inflation could crimp workers’ ability to relocate
  • ‘Mass exodus’ from states with bans unlikely: Morning Consult
Abortion rights demonstrators march at the Federal Courthouse Plaza in Austin, Texas, on June 24.

Abortion rights demonstrators march at the Federal Courthouse Plaza in Austin, Texas, on June 24.

Photographer: Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images

Workers worried about the criminalization of abortion in certain states say they’re willing to move elsewhere, but it’s easier said than done. 

More than two in five working adults who say they’re concerned about losing abortion options for themselves or a family member are open to relocate to another state if they could keep their current job and pay. That’s according to a Morning Consult survey of more than 4,400 respondents conducted for Bloomberg News. That said, an equal amount noted the process would be difficult, even if they held onto their job.