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pro-choice

(prō-chois′)
adj.
Favoring legalized abortion as an option for an unwanted pregnancy.

pro-choic′er n.

pro-choice

adj
(Sociology) (of an organization, pressure group, etc) supporting the right of a woman to have an abortion. Compare pro-life

pro-choice

or pro•choice

(proʊˈtʃɔɪs)

adj.
supporting or advocating the right to legalized abortion. Compare pro-life.
[1970–75]
pro-choic′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pro-choice - advocating a woman's right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion)
pro-life - advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses (especially opposing the legalization of induced abortions)
Translations

pro-choice

[ˌprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] ADJen favor de la libertad de elección

pro-choice

adj group, organizationfür Abtreibung pred; pro-choice movementBewegung fder Abtreibungsbefürworter

pro-choice

[ˈprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] adjper la libertà di scelta di gravidanza

pro-choice

adj pro-elección, a favor de la legalización del aborto voluntario
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The first half traces the development of a distinctly Catholic pro-choice movement.
In the pro-choice movement, we advocate using logic, reason and the strong values of our issue rather than glitter.
Not one to play around, Valenti quickly went to the crux of her argument: "It's time for the pro-choice movement to lose the protective talking points and stop dancing around the bigger truth: Abortion is good for women.
When you peel away the glossy wrappers, the pro-choice movement is about death.
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His determination to challenge this law in the courts made him the figurehead of the pro-choice movement and the subject of virulent attacks by pro-life organizations.
It would be awfully convenient for the pro-choice movement if every woman in the United States who aborted her fetus did so because she was raped, or because she would otherwise die.
Keenan hopes that a newer, younger leader will be able to connect with millennial voters -- the generation of Americans born between 1980 and 1991 -- and inspire the kind of enthusiasm for the pro-choice movement that has been waning since the 1970's.
Wade pro-choice movement in New York City, on my radio program, and then went to a book reading she did in Washington a few days later.
She told the young people in the crowd, "You are the new generation of pro-lifers and let me tell you something friends, Planned Parenthood and the pro-choice movement, they are shaking in their boots.
Honesty, openness, and respect for other women should serve as guidelines for the pro-choice movement.
And thus it undermines what has been for the pro-choice movement a central argument for keeping the government out of the decision.