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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 pro-choice movement, in contrast, is a movement of autonomy.
Sarah Ewart became the public face of the pro-choice movement after she made the heartbreaking decision to terminate her unborn child.
The climate of anti-abortion sentiment is such that the tone of the pro-choice movement has almost changed from advocacy to something closer to apology.
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.
Only by reclaiming abortion as a fundamental right and normal part of health care can the pro-choice movement hope to win in the long run.
In this chapter, Buchanan points to the fluidity of maternal constructs and instructs the pro-choice movement to revisit the "one-person construct of pregnancy" (p.
After a long period of stagnant rhetoric from both sides of the debate, HMJT offers the pro-choice movement an opportunity to radically reframe the question of legal restrictions on abortion.
As I was regaling her with stories about the history of the pro-choice movement, the harassment bordering on bullying of clinic doctors and patients at the hands of anti-choice extremists, and Morgentaler's persistence through it all, she just waved me away.
Generation Roe; inside the future of the pro-choice movement.
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.