pro-life

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pro-life

noun against abortion, antiabortion, antiihetic to abortion, diametrically opposed to abortion, hossile to abortion, in favor of barring abortion, in favor of life, in favor of prohibiting abortion, in opposition to abortion, inimical to abortion, opposed to abortion, pro-human life, right-to-life advocate
Associated concepts: consistent life ethic, human rights, partial birth abortions, pro-choice, pro-life movement, unborn child
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Even when perfectly lawful, the presence of anti-abortion activists can still cause alarm and distress.
Anti-abortion campaigners have protested at the door of the Marie Stopes clinic since it opened in Belfast two years ago.
National Right to Life's break with the Georgia group dismayed some anti-abortion activists, among them Keith Mason, co-founder of the Personhood USA movement that supports legislation defining human life as beginning at conception.
Chanting and carrying anti-abortion placards, the protesters were gathered to commemorate - and lament - the 41st anniversary of Roe v.
David Reardon, director of the anti-abortion Elliot Institute.
Anti-abortion Democrats need to show similar statesmanship and accept the Senate's restrictive provisions.
American anti-abortion campaign group Operation Rescue said it was shocked by the news.
About 100 members of Provida, the Spanish anti-abortion group, were in the port to protest the arrival, some shouting "assassins" and "no to abortion", Spanish media said.
The student leaders backed their ban by citing the pro-lifers' use of graphic anti-abortion displays--such as those used by Gray's Genocide Awareness Project.
After being soundly thrashed by Walberg, Schwarz--predictably described in press accounts as a "moderate"--complained that Walberg's triumph was "probably a victory for right-to-life, anti-abortion, anti-embryonic stem cell groups but it's a net loss for the Republican party because it just pushes the party farther to the right.
Other installments feature an atheist who moves in with evangelical Christians, an abortion-rights advocate who stays at an anti-abortion center and a stressed guy who adapts a new-age lifestyle.
Anti-abortion activists rejoiced that the legislation, first introduced in Congress eight years ago and vetoed twice by President Bill Clinton, was now law.