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Despite her Catholic faith, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is “pro-choice”

Simone Biles is described in Catholic media as a "devout Catholic", however, in a Twitter comment she revealed that she is "pro-choice".

 

The four-time-olympic-champion in women’s artistic gimnastics, Simone Biles is considered a devout Catholic. However, last Tuesday, in an answer to a comment to her instagram post she wrote:

“I already know this is going to start the biggest argument & may even lose followers BUT I’m very much pro-choice.” 

In her Instagram post, she anticipated people who would argue that adoption is a better choice than abortion. “It’s not that easy,” she said, noting that it can be expensive.

“Coming from someone who was in the foster care system, trust me, [the] foster care system is broken & it’s tough, especially on the kids and young adults who age out,” she states. 

Later on Tuesday, Biles clarified on Twitter that she does not favour aborting babies as an alternative to the foster care system. “What I did imply is that you should not control someone else’s body/decision,” she said. “Let’s be real, what you care about is control.”

Source: Catholic News Agency

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