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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Bush and the religious conservatives in Congress who support him hope their uncompromising belief that human life begins at conception will persuade the public that they deserve the "America's Most Righteous" crown.
Bush can make toward ending the crime of abortion in the United States is to use the presidency as a bully pulpit to explain: (1) Basic biology proves that human life begins at conception; (2) abortion is the deliberate killing of the most innocent human lives; and (3) the people need to pressure Congress to exercise its power to prohibit the Supreme Court from hearing abortion cases (see sidebar).
The recognition that human life begins at conception is the only sure foundation for the respect for human life at any age that was so wanting in so much of the 20th Century.
It was a beautiful presentation, dealing with facts such as that human life begins at conception; that the U.S.
In addition to signing on to the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, Ryan joined Akin as a co-sponsor of the Sanctity of Human Life act, which would have stipulated that human life begins at conception. That mirrors a state-level push for "personhood" legislation that was most recently (http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/335242/20120430/oklahoma-personhood-bill-struck-down-supreme-court.htm) struck down by an Oklahoma court.
They believe human life begins at conception, and embryonic stem cell research destroys human embryos that are three to five days past conception.

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