Pushed by the Supreme Courtroom, a nation divided alongside a pink and blue axis

As political divisions between states become more pronounced, what political scientists call “classification” can rapidly increase. Illinois conservative billionaire Kenneth Griffin announced last week that he has moved to Miami from Chicago and will bring with him the Citadel, his hedge fund. He told his employees that Florida offers a better corporate environment.

At the same time, Caprara said the Pritzker administration is often proud of the state’s politically friendly climate, where abortion rights are codified and companies would never find themselves in a position where The Walt Disney Company currently occupying Florida – squeezed between a constrained conservative government. gay and transgender rights, and liberal consumers demand business support.

“Companies don’t want to have to deal with people boycotting their businesses or struggling to get people to switch to them, especially younger workers,” she said.

Joanna Turner Bisgrove, 46, a family physicist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, had been working her entire life in Oregon, Wis., a small town south of Madison, when her hospital was opened. purchased by a Catholic healthcare chain, limited beginning. abortion and transgender care. After the Wisconsin Legislature brought up the issue of transgender girls in sports, she said, her gender-neutral child and the kid’s friends became a bully magnet. so bad that it became local news.

Almost a year ago, Bisgroves finally moved across the red-green border, to Evanston, Ill., where, Dr. Bisgrove said, her children would be accepted and her medical practice could thrive. .

“In the end,” she said, “my morals won’t square to what I can do.”

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