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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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But whatever political intransigence we face, the pro-life movement must continue to do all we can to build support for this bill and create a culture of life.
The pro-life movement today has much to be proud of.
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The new energy of the pro-life movement comes in part from a growing consensus on abortion in the United States.
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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?
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.
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.