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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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Pro-lifers who attempt to save as many preborn babies as possible by advocating for legal restrictions on abortion are not like Herod; they are like Joseph.
Some people, for example, claim that pro-lifers are inconsistent if they support capital punishment and war.
But despite his persona/views, Koop felt pro-lifers had gone on a fishing expedition.
Representative Christopher Smith, Republican of New Jersey, and an ardent pro-lifer, led the charge against the amendment sponsored by Nita Lowey, Democrat of New York, that would require federal employees' health insurance plans to cover birth control.
Pro-lifers also reject the assertion of human freedom over nature.
If only the noble and human pro-lifers, which Charen believes the movement to be made of, would be nobly and humanly tolerant of opposing belief systems.
It was after Karen that I actively joined the pro-life movement and learned that pro-lifers not only helped women and babies in crisis pregnancies but were also active in helping people of all ages and conditions as an antidote to the culture of death.
Villainization is a means to shift the public's focus from abortion to the pro-lifer (by keeping abortion in a positive light and casting pro-lifers in a negative light) and to get pro-lifers to react by shifting focus from abortion to casting themselves in a positive light.
Pro-lifers stand accused of failing to prove that it is.
Some see the proposed ban as a mere starting point for pro-lifers.
If both sides were equally disdainful of Norma's humanity-if she was just a prop to both sides-well, so much for pro-lifers who worked with, prayed for, and looked out for her for two decades.
Landsberg must have got quite a chuckle out of being asked to speak at a Catholic institution, given that, in her column in the Toronto Star over many years, she constantly belittled and mocked pro-lifers, among them priests, bishops and cardinals.