Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird among 500-plus athletes formally urging Supreme Court to protect abortion rights

Sep 20, 2021

More than 500 women athletes, coaches and sports associations including soccer star Megan Rapinoe and WNBA All-Star Sue Bird signed a formal appeal on Monday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect abortion rights.

The filing called an amicus brief argues that the right to abortion established in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is essential for women athletes to pursue their sports at the same level men are afforded.

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