Related to profamily: mom, CPF


also pro·fam·i·ly (prō-făm′ə-lē, -făm′lē)
Favoring or supporting traditional family life and structure, usually from a perspective of social conservatism.


(prəʊˈfæmɪlɪ; prəʊˈfæmlɪ)
US in favour of the family


or pro-fam•i•ly

(proʊˈfæm ə li, -ˈfæm li)

favoring or supporting laws against abortion; antiabortion.
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This is an area where people of good conscience on both sides could come together and support an agenda that is truly both prowomen and profamily.
As an official at Focus on the Family, a conservative Christian advocacy group, concedes, the issue was low on the "radar for profamily conservatives" because of the "confusing rhetoric of same-sex adoption, the media bombarding the public with images of happy gay couples taking in disadvantaged kids," and the argument that "this kind of family is better than no family.
Some commentators in the profamily camp object not only to same-sex marriage, but also to civil unions, claiming that they will weaken marriage.
At the cabinet level, profamily leaders applauded Bush's choices of John Ashcroft as attorney general and Tommy Thompson to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
9), perhaps because carrying an unwanted pregnancy to term reflects a strong profamily orientation.
Asayesh (1993) Together We Can: A Guide for Crafting a Profamily System of Education and Human Services, United States Government Printing Office, Washington.
It therefore advocates profamily measures such as a family wage, work-life programs (such as flexible work hours, work from home, bring your kids to work, day-care center, and so forth), educational subsidies, and maternity and related benefits.
40) See Lorna Erwin, "Neoconservatism and the Profamily Movement in Canada," Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, vol.
The institute bills itself as a profamily group that's working to promote "risk avoidance" rather than "risk reduction.
THE NEW AMERICAN sounded the alarm over the Convention more than a decade ago, and in the intervening years scores of patriotic, profamily, pro-life, and Christian organizations have rallied in opposition to this deadly assault on children, parents, family, and society.
The profamily movement will be outraged if the NEA is rewarded with more money after its several year track record of funding material that glorifies immorality," Trueman said.
Smoot, who runs the Texas Freedom Network in Austin, laughs at the idea of the Religious Right trying to portray itself as pro-women or profamily.