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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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One of the objections lodged by anti-abortion groups was that they didn't trust doctors to use their best medical judgment to determine either when viability took place or when a woman's health was in danger.
Let's look at the tactics of a particular anti-abortion group, the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) founded in 1990, based in California, and headed by attorney Gregg Cunningham.
AN "alien embryo" ornament on sale in novelty shops across the country has caused outrage among anti-abortion groups.
If there are protests by anti-abortion groups outside co-op and condominium buildings, attorney Stuart Saft said "I don't think the board would have the right to terminate the leases, but they would think twice about extending it.
But some theologians and representatives from anti-abortion groups testified that to use tissues from intentionally aborted fetuses makes biomedical researchers "accomplices to murder.
Anti-abortion groups said some of the reasons for the clinic closings were "deplorable conditions,'' violations of state safety regulations and high staff turnover, accusations the operators denied.
The murder of Kansas doctor George Tiller has sparked a new round of questions about the role that extreme rhetoric by anti-abortion groups may have played in the slaying.
Anti-abortion groups should help reduce the threat of violence by dialing down the rhetoric.
The conservative federal government had challenged the law, backed by anti-abortion groups and the church.
But Abortion Rights welcomed the news that no charges would be brought, and accused anti-abortion groups of exploiting the case for their own ends.
But the plans have sparked outrage among anti-abortion groups who are planning a campaign against any such move.
In years past, The Progressive has run ads by GM, the Tobacco Institute, and anti-abortion groups.