right to life


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right to life

noun advocate, against abortion, diametrically opposed to abortion, in favor of life, in opposition to abortion, pro-life advocate
Associated concepts: abortion, capital punishment, partial birth abortion

right to life

see HUMAN RIGHTS.
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As the Albuquerque Journal reported, officials at the archdiocese undertook the action after a meeting between Archbishop Michael Sheehan and Dauneen Dolce, head of Right to Life of New Mexico.
According to McConnell, the inalienability of the right to life is compatible with legally permitting euthanasia or assisted suicide.
Olszewski is an orthopedic surgeon, and joins Lynch's ticket for governor as an experienced health care professional ready to take on all issues from right to life to protecting Montanan's doctor-patient relationship from federal and state interference and regulation.
Politically active non-profits such as the Texas Right To Life Committee have increasingly used undisclosed corporate "dark money" in Texas, but there are laws restricting how it can be used.
It was Weyrich, together with Ed McAteer and Howard Phillips, who spent a day with Jerry Falwell persuading him to take on "the issue of abortion'" As Connie Paige notes in The Right to Lifers, out of that meeting also came the idea for the Moral Majority, the single most crucial entity since the Catholic church in making the right to life movement a dangerous force on the right.
Mann's experience includes service to former Congressman John Hostettler (IN-8), the Hudson Institute, Indiana Right to Life, WORLD Magazine and a number of state and local-level campaigns.
Supreme Court to passing state laws that protect unborn babies from brutal dismemberment abortions to the tenacious debate over how to rollback Obamacare, and how best to cut off funding to the nation's largest abortion provider, your team at National Right to Life has been working overtime.
The Republican candidates who came out ahead in the races for comptroller, agriculture commissioner and railroad commissioner had all strongly brandished their anti-abortion credentials on the campaign trail, and earned endorsements from Texas Right to Life, one of the largest anti-abortion organizations in the state.
Supporters of the ban reflected that it could have been upheld had the influential National Right to Life Committee not opposed it on the basis of it not being a "timely" move.
My belief in the right to life and the innocent unborn is even deeper than my love for the Republican party,'' Buchanan said.
This denial asserts not so much a right to life as an obligation to exist, no matter what the cost.
The right to life is innate, inseparably bound to each individual.