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pro-life

(prō-līf′)
adj.
Advocating the legal protection of human embryos and fetuses, especially by favoring the outlawing of abortion on the ground that it is the taking of a human life.

pro-lif′er n.

pro-life

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of an organization, pressure group, etc) supporting the right to life of the unborn; against abortion, experiments on embryos, etc
ˌpro-ˈlifer n

pro-life′



adj.
opposed to legalized abortion; right-to-life. Compare pro-choice.
[1960–65]
pro-lif′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pro-life - advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses (especially opposing the legalization of induced abortions)
pro-choice - advocating a woman's right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion)
Translations

pro-life

[ˌprəʊˈlaɪf] ADJpro-vida

pro-life

adj group, organizationgegen Abtreibung pred; pro-life movementAntiabtreibungsbewegung f

pro-life

[ˈprəʊˈlaɪf] adjper il diritto alla vita

pro-life

adj pro-vida, en contra de la legalización del aborto voluntario
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This year will be very import ant to the pro-life movement, and you can make a big difference in helping to save the lives of unborn babies as well as the lives of the most vulnerable in our society
According to the organization's website, the mission of SPL is to expand the pro-life movement "beyond the cathedral walls" by mobilizing like-minded atheists, theists, and agnostics "eager to save lives" and to fight the media portrayal of prolifers as religious extremists.
CLC has been criticized by some within the pro-life movement as being all-or-nothing in its standards for a new law, principally by not supporting incremental measures such as gestational laws.
SL: Do you think the pro-life movement has more support at the state level than in the past?
Michael Brendan Dougherty fails to realize--and he would if he were a journalist of any quality--that the pro-life movement is getting younger by the day.
James Salt, director of Catholics United, said the pro-life movement has spent "36 years and at least $100 million" in opposing the ruling, yet has only "incrementally changed the margins.
Abortion advocates have claimed victory, but the pro-life movement insists that this is not a defeat.
Tony Blair has attacked the pro-life movement, implying that it does not offer alternatives to women who are pregnant.
Has he not heard of the caring arm of the pro-life movement, LIFE, and of Zoe's Place, a hospital for disabled babies?
Although this disastrous strategy had been undertaken on the advice of the Wichita police," Frank writes, "to certain elements of the pro-life movement it represented a bona fide miracle.
Dear Editor, -The 3D and 4D scanning work of Professor Stuart Campbell and the Create Health Clinic (Post, Sep 13) is surely the most hopeful development ever for the pro-life movement.