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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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The idea that pro-lifers need to change what they are doing simply because people respond badly is not only flawed, it is entirely reactive--which is what the other side wants.
Sometimes they attack the pro-life candidate who has a real chance of winning and get other pro-lifers to do the same.
This year pro-lifers there collected over 1,000 signatures in Catholic parishes, petitioning the Ontario government to defund abortions.
It's a daunting prospect, but after working side-by-side with National Right to Life's superstar pro-lifers, we're ready for it.
To take maximum advantage pro-lifers are simultaneously looking straight ahead--to the 2012 elections--and to either side--to passing protective legislation in both the state legislatures and in Congress.
I check Facebook routinely, and I tailor the list of "feeds" (information and links that other people are posting) to see what pro-lifers I know are talking about.
The "Herod" we Canadian pro-lifers face is a culture that, as a whole, does not recognize the inherent dignity of preborn children and will go to great lengths to prevent the issue from even being debated in Parliament.
But do the pro-lifers accept that there is another side to the story?
Pro-lifers have captured every branch of government and enacted the first federal abortion ban.
Ironically, while there is quite a bit of medical debate about whether the fetuses the pro-lifers want to anesthetize really feel the pain ascribed to them, there is no debate about the pain felt by newborns in many routine hospital births, Cooper points out.
As citizens, pro-lifers have just as much right to join forces and affect public policy as NOW and Planned Parenthood and your beloved Green Party.