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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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Wrath of Angels" is a compelling account of the rise of the anti-abortion movement, beginning with a few Catholics who came out of the civil rights movement and anti-war protests of the 1960's and '70's, then joined forces with Protestant fundamentalist activists.
The biggest changes for anti-abortion activists have been come at the federal level.
On Thursday, the day before the march, Trump announced another policy that pleased anti-abortion activists - a new office meant to protect the rights of medical professionals who don't want to participate in abortions because of their religious beliefs.
One abortion rights participant said he showed up to face down the anti-abortion advocates.
Such language, Schaeffer charged, has led some anti-abortion activists to lapse into extremism and violence.
Despite the changes in the buffer law, anti-abortion groups said they will continue their fight.
NOW argued that Joseph Scheidler of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League and three other prominent activists had violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) by encouraging anti-abortion protests.
Links have always existed between the anti-abortion and neo-fascist movements.
To hold hostage a nation and medical research for a minority group who are anti-abortion is to my mind a very grave mistake.
A group led by an anti-abortion advocate appears to be one of the largest recipients of state funding from the "Healthy Texas Women" program, which lawmakers recently created to help women find health care services paid for by the state.
Randall Terry, a once prominent anti-abortion activist, is trying to work his way back into the national spotlight.