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Athletes react to court’s decision on abortion

American women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe has expressed her anger at a Supreme Court decision that attacked constitutional protection of abortion, condemning the erosion of rights won by previous generations of women.

“I think the bottom line is brutality, because it’s not pro-life, not at all,” said Rapinoe, who repeatedly expressed his outrage by shedding tears.

Many of the country’s leading sports personalities publicly spoke about Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion.

NBA Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James tweeted that the essence of the ruling was “power and control” and retweeted several messages about how it would affect black women.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA Commissioner Kathy Engelbert said in a joint statement that the league believes “women should be able to make their own decisions about their health and future, and we believe that freedom is protected.” should be known.”

“We will continue to advocate for gender and health equality, including ensuring that our employees have access to reproductive health care, wherever they are,” he said.

Rapinoe is in Colorado, where defenders from the last two World Championships will face Colombia. As a lesbian woman, she talked about the fear that a conservative court would try to take away her rights from her.

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“We live in a country that is constantly trying to erase what you have, which you have been privileged to feel throughout your life.”

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