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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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One thing that sets the pro-life movement above those who make millions out of abortion is that we are willing to help mothers, even after they have undergone an abortion.
But let me focus a moment on the pro-life movement, which has traditionally been in a different category.
The pro-life movement responds with emotional and material support, in many various ways, to help her get through a difficult time in her life.
The overwhelming vote in Ireland in favor of allowing access to abortion (see Page 12) shows that the pro-life movement needs a new strategy Trying to preserve anti-abortion laws or trying to reverse the legalization of abortion is simply not working.
The mostly Christian supporters of the pro-life movement are not there to judge but to offer love and care and concern and a practical alternative.
Rather, my discomfort with some aspects of the pro-life movement in general, and the Catholic piece of it in particular, arises from my perspective as a foster and adoptive parent.
Six chapters are divided by three parts: the pro-life movement after Roe; the abortion-rights movement after Roe; the movement-countermovement dynamic after Roe.
The use of such platforms allows antiabortion sentiment to appear more palatable to a broader swath of women while enabling the pro-life movement to soften its image and improve its appeal.
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.
What has attracted the youth to the pro-life movement is an unwavering adherence to the truth and a steadfast observance of the morality that flows from that truth.
SL: Do you think the pro-life movement has more support at the state level than in the past?