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Nothing is more important to the career of a female athlete than the unfettered ability to have an abortion, according to a coterie of female athletes led by national anthem protester and LGBT activist Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. women’s soccer team.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Dec. 1 concerning a Mississippi law that bans abortions after a baby is 15 weeks old. In its legal battle, Mississippi has said the Roe v. Wade ruling that allowed abortion was wrong and should not be used to block states from creating their own standards.

In response, more than 500 female athletes and groups of athletes, including pro sports unions, signed an amicus brief that urged the court to reject Mississippi’s law.

The list includes 26 Olympians and 73 professional athletes, according to Reuters.

“I am honored to stand with the hundreds of athletes who have signed onto this Supreme Court brief to help champion not only our constitutional rights, but also those of future generations of athletes,” Rapinoe said in a statement, according to USA Today.

“Physically, we push ourselves to the absolute limit, so to have forces within this country trying to deny us control over our own bodies is infuriating and un-American and will be met with fierce resistance,” she said.

The brief said that without abortion to rely upon,

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