pro-choice

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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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Principality's Hannah Poulton, head of Multi-channel Communications, adopts the Keep Me Posted Right to Choose pledge
This is the heinous atrocity disguised under the political slogan of a "woman's right to choose.
NWHN believes that women have the right to choose whether or not to use menopause hormone therapy, breast implants, or any of the other products discussed in this issue.
A NEW LAW IN UTAH, approved in March, offers one of the latest examples of the anti-abortion effort to limit access to family planning services and thus chip away at a woman's right to choose.
n Parents will have the right to choose the best school for their child;
More than thirty that limit a woman's right to choose are circulating in that legislature.
On the other hand, women have a right to choose what is best for them and for their families.
To avoid offending any voters, John Kerry has come down on both sides of three social issues: He says he opposes the death penalty--except for terrorists; he has long identified himself with a woman's right to choose abortion, but recently revealed that he believes "life begins at conception"; he says he is against same-sex marriage, on one hand, and against a constitutional amendment to ban it, on the other.
The physician's right to choose patients, the pamphlet opined, is simply the counterpart of a patient's right to choose a doctor.
They further gently suggested that the Uruguayan legislators "not leave it up to a referendum"--the only thing worse than a woman's right to choose, apparently, being the public's right to choose a woman's right to choose.
As Karen DeCrow, former president of the National Organization for Women, said, "If women have the right to choose if they become parents, men have that right, too.
The principles adopted by the PPAO to guide their advocacy work include affirming patients' right to choose to smoke, consulting with patients in developing smoking policies, applying policies equally and not using access to smoking as a reward or punishment for behaviour, and providing free cessation aids for people who choose to quit.