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pro-choice

noun abortion advocate, accepting abortion, approving abortion, endorsing abortion, in favor of abortion, pro-abortion, sanctioning abortion, supporting legalized abortion, supportive of abortionGenerally: self-determination
Associated concepts: abortion on demand, legalized aborrion, spontaneous abortion, voluntary abortion
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During the two decades Hakamada's lawyers have been seeking a retrial, the pro-death penalty consensus in Japan, which had been shaken by the exonerations of the 1980s, has solidified anew.
And her maverick status as (to quote her Web site) "an openly gay, pro-choice, pro-death penalty, gun-owning, voted-for-Reagan progressive feminist" makes her appealing in a time when so many pundits spout prepackaged ideologies of the left or the right.
His decision was against the conservative and pro-death penalty trend, but he had opened the debate for other states to follow.
The new request for the staying of the executions could be supported even by pro-death penalty legislators since all that is being requested is a temporary suspension pending the conclusion of the deliberations in Congress and the courts, Rosales said.
The commission's chair, a formerly pro-death penalty US Attorney, now says that salvaging the Illinois system would simply cost too much and should be written off as a waste of taxpayer money.
Although less than twenty years have elapsed since the last EU country, France, abandoned capital punishment, the EU feels it currently has a moral obligation dissuade pro-death administrations.
Pro-death penalty arguments are imperfect too, yet it's hard to deny that no one who has undergone capital punishment commits another crime.
What other pro-death penalty US President could have come here with a straight face to tell the Paddies to stop killing each other?
But Clinton was pro-death penalty and, in 1992, Bush was left stammering by the governor's proposal to put 100,000 policemen on the street using a new style of community policing.
However, Terry's candidacy is also a referendum on his advocacy of violence and death, and if he gets the support he expects from so-called pro-life groups, they expose themselves to the charge of being pro-death.
The ACLU and defense lawyers know California is pro-death penalty, so they are throwing a political Hail Mary to deceive voters," No on 34 Co-chair and former United States Attorney McGregor Scott said.