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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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Anti-abortion groups should not qualify for charitable tax status by their very nature.
One of the objections lodged by anti-abortion groups was that they didn't trust doctors to use their best medical judgment to determine either when viability took place or when a woman's health was in danger.
Let's look at the tactics of a particular anti-abortion group, the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) founded in 1990, based in California, and headed by attorney Gregg Cunningham.
Professor Jack Scarisbrick, from the anti-abortion group LIFE, said: "This is thoroughly sick and distasteful.
But anti-abortion groups are lauding the proposed changes, and asking the state to go further.
The murder of Kansas doctor George Tiller has sparked a new round of questions about the role that extreme rhetoric by anti-abortion groups may have played in the slaying.
The conservative federal government had challenged the law, backed by anti-abortion groups and the church.
Despite the changes in the buffer law, anti-abortion groups said they will continue their fight.
But Abortion Rights welcomed the news that no charges would be brought, and accused anti-abortion groups of exploiting the case for their own ends.
But the plans have sparked outrage among anti-abortion groups who are planning a campaign against any such move.
The conviction came in a drawn-out case that began in 1986, when the National Organization for Women and a pair of abortion clinics sued Operation Rescue, the Pro-Life Action League and other anti-abortion groups and leaders.
In years past, The Progressive has run ads by GM, the Tobacco Institute, and anti-abortion groups.