(ăn′tē-ə-bôr′shən, ăn′tī-)
Opposed to abortion: the antiabortion movement.

an′ti·a·bor′tion·ist n.


(ˌæn ti əˈbɔr ʃən, ˌæn taɪ-)

opposed to abortion or the legalization of abortion.
an`ti•a•bor′tion•ist, n.
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House minority leader Nancy Pelosi affirmed shortly thereafter that there should be no abortion litmus test for Democratic candidates, saying that she would not throw the members of her family who were antiabortion Catholics out of the party.
Schoen explores how the fetal body came to occupy the central space in abortion politics; and how abortion providers developed professional standards in the 1970s and 1980s, in competition with the rise of the women's health movement and feminist-run clinics on the one hand and the escalation of antiabortion protests on the other.
Where are the doctors who object to the way antiabortion lawmakers are interfering with the practice of medicine?
BIRMINGHAM'S leading Catholic churchman joined an antiabortion rally in the city which is set to last for almost six weeks.
In this new study, the author explores the history of five social movements in the United States from the 1960s through the 1980s: gay rights, women's rights, antibusing, antitax, and antiabortion.
Others, including antiabortion advocates, applauded Komen's decision to cut ties with Planned Parenthood, which provides services that include abortions.
He was shot to death 2 months later by an antiabortion activist.
Tiller was a frequent target for antiabortion activism because of his willingness to perform late-term abortions.
For example, antiabortion advocates called her unfit for the HHS post after her April 23 veto of controversial state legislation that would have increased reporting requirements on late-term abortions and left physicians who perform abortions open to civil litigation if the abortion was later deemed illegal.
Meanwhile, antiabortion MPs, led by Birkenhead's Frank Field, were stopped from attempting to set up a committee to report on whether to cut the 24-week abortion time limit.
8) But the claim that women need protection from abortion has been spreading within the antiabortion movement for decades and played a central role in arguments for the abortion ban that was enacted in South Dakota in 2006.