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pro-choice

noun abortion advocate, accepting abortion, approving abortion, endorsing abortion, in favor of abortion, pro-abortion, sanctioning abortion, supporting legalized abortion, supportive of abortionGenerally: self-determination
Associated concepts: abortion on demand, legalized aborrion, spontaneous abortion, voluntary abortion
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In pro-death penalty discourse, murder victims appear morally good and free from a history of marginalization and vulnerability, maximizing the sense of injustice and shock that accompanies their loss.
It can be hypothesized that the level of autophagy plays the dominant role in the regulation of its either pro-survival and pro-death. Autophagy regulates tumor cell survival under moderate hypoxia with no nutrient limitation while tumor cells faces autophagic cell death under severe hypoxia associated with metabolic stress.
During the two decades Hakamada's lawyers have been seeking a retrial, the pro-death penalty consensus in Japan, which had been shaken by the exonerations of the 1980s, has solidified anew.
Answers will vary, but a pro-death penalty argument might cite the numbers as a deterrent to potential killers.
She said: "In Huntsville the majority of the people were pro-Bush and pro-death penalty.
All of his attorneys have argued that Abu-Jamal was given the following: an unfair trial by a pro-death penalty and pro-police judge, an ineffective defense attorney, and a sentencing hearing that emphasized his less-than-two-year-membership in the Black Panther Party.
I'm interested to know whether we're going to deny the sacrament to those who are pro-death penalty."
EXILE: Nafee Mohammed; IT'S THEIR CALL: Pro-death penalty Bush says Iraqis must decide
Blank and Jensen report that conservatives who have seen the play have come up to them afterwards and announced that they were pro-death penalty before walking in but now are rethinking their position.
And her maverick status as (to quote her Web site) "an openly gay, pro-choice, pro-death penalty, gun-owning, voted-for-Reagan progressive feminist" makes her appealing in a time when so many pundits spout prepackaged ideologies of the left or the right.
'His decision was against the conservative and pro-death penalty trend, but he had opened the debate for other states to follow.'