antichoice

antichoice

(ˌæntɪˈtʃɔɪs)
adj
1. opposed to granting pregnant women the choice to have an abortion
2. social psychol tending to restrict an individual's choice or perception of available choices

an•ti•choice

(ˌæn tiˈtʃɔɪs, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
opposed to the idea that a pregnant woman has the right to choose abortion.
[1980–85]
Translations

antichoice

adjabtreibungsfeindlich, gegen Abtreibung
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However, Louisiana Democrats frequently joined their Republican colleagues in championing antichoice legislation designed to put abortion access all but out of reach for many women.
If the abortion lobby had its way, every pregnancy center would bear the name, "Jesus is Antichoice and Demands You Choose Anything But Abortion.
Workers' Party Cllr Eilis Ryan said yesterday: "We were worried to learn antichoice campaigners have put immense pressure on the Project Arts Centre to have the mural removed.
It wasn't the homophobia, pedophilia, sexism, antichoice position or bizarre stance on birth control that beckoned.
They say that this was as a result of antichoice protesters' actions.
They describe the disparate impact measures limiting access have had on the reproductive choices of poor women, young women, women of color, women living in rural communities, and women residing in states controlled by antichoice legislatures.
In some cases, money generated from their sale directly supports the activities of specific antichoice organizations or crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), which often provide biased and medically inaccurate counseling to women seeking a pregnancy test or counseling with regard to an unintended pregnancy.
As if Brokeback losing Best Picture to the shrill afterschool special Crash wasn't irritating enough, the Bush administration continued to not be gay people's valentine with the appointment of antichoice, anti--gay rights Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito.
Women's health advocates who sought restrictions on long-acting contraceptive methods have been seen by some reproductive rights advocates as unwitting accomplices to antichoice efforts to block access to products that improve women's ability to control fertility.
A resolution on sex-selective abortion was introduced by the United States and was supported by antichoice organisations.
In this fantastical little volume, author Kenneth Saltman rants at the Edison Schools for an array of sins and so seeks to join the ranks of the antichoice, antiaccountability crowd (like Alfie Kohn, Susan Ohanian, Henry Giroux, and Jonathan Kozol) and, presumably, will share some of the lucre from the apologista dinner circuit.
These gestures, along with the ascension of antichoice Senate minority leader Harry Reid, have prochoice groups rightly concerned about the party's will and ability to defend reproductive rights.