How Kyler Murray, Jae Crowder, more Arizona athletes reacted to Roe v. Wade abortion ruling

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Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray was among the Arizona athletes to take to social media Friday to react to the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe vs. Wade.
Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray was among the Arizona athletes to take to social media Friday to react to the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe vs. Wade.

Several Arizona athletes took to social media on Friday in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion.

The court's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization overturned Roe vs. Wade and allows states to set their own course on abortion laws

Many sounded off on the decision.

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray tweeted: "No one should be able to force their beliefs on anyone’s body, that is not right. Sending love to our women."

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Kyler Murray: 'Sending love to our women'

Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder posted: "HAVING A DAUGHTER IN THIS WORLD LIVING & GROWING UP IM CONFUSED, SAD & ANGRY OF THE SUPREME COURT RULING! ILL CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR ALL WOMAN RIGHTS.! MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL"

Brianna Turner: 'Something doesn't sit right in my spirit'

Phoenix Mercury player Brianna Turner sent out the following messages on Twitter: "Maybe in the next election we should have a vote to eliminate the Supreme Court. 9 people with the power to make generational decisions for 330 million people. There’s gotta be a better way.

"Something doesn’t sit right in my spirit as we speak of what’s constitutional vs what’s not knowing that the constitution was written by a group of slave owners. I know there’s been amendments overtime but our founding document was doomed from the start.

"States issuing trigger bans on abortion should probably bring that same energy to addressing subsidized healthcare, daycare, maternity leave, formula shortages, etc.

"Anti-maskers real quiet today. Temporary requirements to wear a face mask in public spaces during a global pandemic? Complete outrage. Forcing people to give birth? Complete satisfaction. It’s the conditional bodily autonomy for me"

Abortion laws by state: Searchable database of state-by-state abortion limits and protections

Maxx Williams: 'I am heart broken'

Cardinals tight end Maxx Williams also weighed in on Twitter: "Like what I’m saying or not and I hate being political but… Being super close to both my sisters, I am heart broken not only for them but for all woman today. How can a man tell a woman what she Can or Can’t do with her body."

Former Cardinals wide receiver Hakeem Butler tweeted: "Your religion does not matter when these laws come in to play. Your religion isn’t the only religion in these United States."

Athletes, teams and sports organizations from around the country shared their thoughts on social media:

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