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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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No one would say that no reporter has ever done his/her homework before interviewing pro-lifers. Clearly that is not true.
Pro-lifers who attempt to save as many preborn babies as possible by advocating for legal restrictions on abortion are not like Herod; they are like Joseph.
But despite his persona/views, Koop felt pro-lifers had gone on a fishing expedition.
Representative Christopher Smith, Republican of New Jersey, and an ardent pro-lifer, led the charge against the amendment sponsored by Nita Lowey, Democrat of New York, that would require federal employees' health insurance plans to cover birth control.
The criteria by which pro-lifers define a new person fusion--of egg and sperm, a unique combination of genes--are never met.
No doubt in explaining "the legacy and future of this landmark case on the occasion of its forty-fifth anniversary" at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Pollitt will double down on the fanciful notion that the America public has been deluded by those Machiavellian pro-lifers.
Likewise, the pro-life movement does not exist to change how people perceive pro-lifers; it exists to change how people perceive abortion.
Pro-lifers stand accused of failing to prove that it is.
Some see the proposed ban as a mere starting point for pro-lifers. "Their agenda is to ban abortion in the United States and there is not support for that in this country," says Vicki Saporta, executive director of the National Abortion Federation.
I do not travel as much as I used to, so the most prevalent way I communicate with grassroots pro-lifers is at NRLC's annual convention (which next year will be in Kansas June 28-30) and through the email responses to the monthly NRL News and to the Monday through Saturday NRL News Today.
Landsberg must have got quite a chuckle out of being asked to speak at a Catholic institution, given that, in her column in the Toronto Star over many years, she constantly belittled and mocked pro-lifers, among them priests, bishops and cardinals.
Scheidler, first attempted to use interstate commerce laws to stop abortion protests, but later adopted the tactic of using the federal Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statute against pro-lifers.