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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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Advocacy for pregnancy accommodation illustrates how convergence between segments of the pro-life movement and other women's rights movements in one respect--i.
The nonreligious pro-life movement waves away the significance of birth as essential to rights-bearing protection by focusing on an erroneous analogy between fetuses and other marginalized groups.
The pro-life movement has also tapped into federal abstinence funding by reincarnating many of its "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs) as providers of abstinence education.
The pro-life movement itself operates thousands of pregnancy care centers, maternity homes, post-abortion organizations, and other services to women and their families.
com wrote on August 23, 2011: What was the reaction of the political arm of the pro-life movement to Layton's cancer announcement last year?
compared the pro-life movement to the historic liberal campaigns to extend equality: "You are the new abolitionists.
If it is argued by the pro-life movement that the Vatican has changed in recent years, it is only necessary to note that, since 1975 when the bishops wrote their pro-life pastoral, the Vatican has been involved with its Maronite militia in Lebanon and the thousands of murders of suspected communists and political dissidents in Argentina described by Emilio F.
Some hard-liners in the pro-life movement do have the intellectual courage to acknowledge and accept this consequence.
Catholic Bishop's Pastoral Message, which both rejected abortion, as examples of the Catholic Church's continuing commitment to the pro-life movement.
Two years ago, the high court clearly concluded that the use of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statute - a law designed to combat drug dealers and organized crime - was wrongly used against the pro-life movement.
Pro-life students who attended the accredited course came away with a fuller understanding of the movement as a whole: from bioethics to post-abortion syndrome, political action to legislation and lobbying, communication and effective use of social media, the history of the pro-life movement, and much more.
A long-time pro-life activist, William O Malley has undertaken an ambitious project, namely, to write a novel loosely based on his thirty years of experience in the pro-life movement in Calgary.