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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I'm not sure how many votes that will move, but for Catholics who are moderate or liberal right-to-lifers and who want some steps taken to reduce the number of abortions, the tone is different this year.
McCain also colluded with liberals to pass McCain-Feingold, a law that denies to Second Amendment folks and right-to-lifers their First Amendment right to identify friends and foes in TV ads before national elections.
With fewer than 15,000 registrants, the four-year-old Working Families Party is smaller than the Conservatives, the Liberals, the Independence Party, the Greens or the Right-to-Lifers, all of which claim a chunk of the one in five New Yorkers who regularly vote on a minor-party line, thanks to the state's long tradition of fusion politics.
A crisis is finally reached when the fanatical Isabel and her supporters, including Mahalia and a busload of right-to-lifers from out of town, picket Stein High to protest the teaching of the controversial poem, "the mother.
Feminists talk to feminists; right-to-lifers, to right-to -lifers.
I don't even try to represent the point of view of right-to-lifers," Irving said.
When she called Pollman, he said, "Lady, right-to-lifers don't bother me.
By electing pro-life Donald Trump, voters obviously weren't interested in continuing Obama's legacy which, as right-to-lifers know, was disastrous for unborn children.
Partial-birth abortion is to the right-to-lifers what assault rifles are to anti-gunners, a big foot in the door.
Don't let poverty achieve what the right-to-lifers can't.
What about right-to-lifers, who might want to protest laws regulating protests at abortion clinics?
And they serve as beacons of hope to the rank and file right-to-lifers who have worked tirelessly for decades on behalf of the voiceless.