Toni Braxton Says God Gave Her Son Autism Because She had an Abortion

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Toni Braxton dropped a few hits in her new memoir, but one of the largest bombshells she said is her belief that god gave her 11-year-old son autism because she once had an abortion.

Ton Braxton in her new memoir, Unbreak My Heart, discusses an abortion she had in 2001 and writes that her guilt over her procedure was due to her deeply religious upbringing.

“I was suddenly faced with a choice I’d never thought I’d have to make. Amid my major misgivings about abortion, I eventually made the gut-wrenching decision… In my heart, I believed I had taken a life — an action that I thought God might one day punish me for. … My initial rage was quickly followed by another strong emotion: guilt. I knew I’d taken a life… I believed God’s payback was to give my son autism.”

Toni Braxton later argues and puts the blame on vaccinations, writing “Maybe it’s just a coincidence that after my son’s first MMR vaccine, I began to notice changes in him.”

Braxton would later state in an interview with People Magazine, saying she was punished for having an abortion. But, realized there is nothing wrong with her child. “He just learns differently.”

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