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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Conservative pro-choicers especially ought to take a long second look at such a strategy.
And speaking of fictional depictions of bitter antagonisms, the best I've seen on the struggle between pro-choicers and pro-lifers is a movie from 1996 called Citizen Ruth, which stars that marvelous actress Laura Dern and is also, by the way, very, very funny.
They welcome strong punitive measures against overt pro-choicers and others who make concessions or distinctions.
I've often wondered why such a disparity exists between the pro-choicers and the pro-lifers; I decided to do a little of my own research.
Sky-is-falling" rhetoric in which pro-choicers exaggerate the dangers we face in order to energize our supporters can have a harmful, self-fulfilling impact in the media and among elected officials.
My God, you pathetic pro-choicers, it is not a blob, not an ``it'' that is being aborted.
Pro-choicers see legal abortion as essential to gender equality, a guarantee that a woman can enjoy sexual freedom just like a man, without an unwanted pregnancy disrupting her career or education.
For pro-choicers, these latter questions cannot be raised because "choice" has become theological, an action so sanctified that no situation in which that choice is exercised can be subjected to moral question.
As pro-choicers try to keep a new generation of women from taking abortion rights for granted, pro-lifers rethink their tactics.
Sounds like a pretty good reason for a termination to the pro-choicers, but the fanatical pro-lifers are kicking up a storm.
My generally lone presence sends the additional message that pro-choicers won't back down in the face of intimidating numbers of people on the other side.
He was struck by the fact that on bitterly cold mornings, with pro-choicers hurling abuse at them, the police surrounding them, the media unsympathetic, the judiciary jailing them, the protesters prayed and sang and radiated love and joy.