pro-life

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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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More importantly, women of color founded their own reproductive rights organizations to protect themselves and combat the anti-abortion movement and the rise of the New Right in the 1980s.
Although some people from the anti-abortion movement are featured, it is principally an attempt to make abortion seem easy, normal and good.
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.
Abortion providers and clinic workers in BC have been targeted with increasing terror tactics in recent months including the near-fatal sniper shooting of a Vancouver gynecologist last fall, a blood-written warning on a clinic door, and the revelation that a police officer active in the anti-abortion movement used the RCMP computer to trace home addresses of clinic workers from their license plates.
The hysterical rhetoric of the anti-abortion movement is an invitatio to violence.
Many in the anti-abortion movement say Turner was simply giving public voice to what many in the media privately think of their movement.
The decision comes after months of litigation, in which groups with ties to the anti-abortion movement had challenged the constitutionality of Proposition 71 -- the measure that voters resoundingly approved in 2004 to provide $3 billion in state funds for stem cell research over the next 10 years.
Most leaders of the anti-abortion movement don't blame Trump for what they perceive as a lack of progress; they fault Republicans in Congress for inaction.
Where does the anti-abortion movement in Texas go next?
TIME called Whole Woman's Health "the most important abortion politics event in decades," and one that "will require that the anti-abortion movement rethink its approach to dismantling Roe v Wade's legacy .
John Willke, an obstetrician who helped shape the modern anti-abortion movement with ideas including a belief that a woman can resist conception from a sexual assault, has died, his daughter said Saturday.
The anti-abortion movement, including people in official positions, are often involved in supporting this.