On the road that leads to Clemson, S.C., billboards sponsored by an anti-abortion group dot the highway with the phrase “Pregnant & Scared?” plastered in large letters. They are an ominous backdrop for Clemson University, where at least seven current or recently graduated student-athletes terminated their pregnancies, primarily because they were afraid of losing their athletic scholarships.

“I have a couple teammates that have had abortions due to the fact that they knew they weren’t going to get their scholarship back,” said a female student-athlete at Clemson, who asked not to be identified. “But like an actual teammate having a child, and coming back and earning a scholarship, that’s a situation that hasn’t happened.”

from ESPN

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