antichoice

antichoice

(ˌæntɪˈtʃɔɪs)
adj
1. opposed to granting pregnant women the choice to have an abortion
2. social psychol tending to restrict an individual's choice or perception of available choices

an•ti•choice

(ˌæn tiˈtʃɔɪs, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
opposed to the idea that a pregnant woman has the right to choose abortion.
[1980–85]
Translations

antichoice

adjabtreibungsfeindlich, gegen Abtreibung
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Drawing on oral histories and interviews with antichoice women activists, this book traces the history of the antichoice movement and the role that women at the grassroots play in this movement, including driving extensive direct action, and sometimes violent campaigns, to end abortion rights.
She said: "Given the reporting today on plans by US-based antichoice groups, who have very intimidating means of targeting women and who now plan to bring their activities to Ireland, this issue has become even more pertinent.
If the abortion lobby had its way, every pregnancy center would bear the name, "Jesus is Antichoice and Demands You Choose Anything But Abortion." Kind of catchy in its own way, isn't it?
Prolife is not antichoice. It is prochoice, too, and life is the rational choice.
Workers' Party Cllr Eilis Ryan said yesterday: "We were worried to learn antichoice campaigners have put immense pressure on the Project Arts Centre to have the mural removed.
They say that this was as a result of antichoice protesters' actions.
They describe the disparate impact measures limiting access have had on the reproductive choices of poor women, young women, women of color, women living in rural communities, and women residing in states controlled by antichoice legislatures.
Last year, 16 states passed 34 measures that NARAL deemed "antichoice," the organization reported.
In some cases, money generated from their sale directly supports the activities of specific antichoice organizations or crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), which often provide biased and medically inaccurate counseling to women seeking a pregnancy test or counseling with regard to an unintended pregnancy.
As if Brokeback losing Best Picture to the shrill afterschool special Crash wasn't irritating enough, the Bush administration continued to not be gay people's valentine with the appointment of antichoice, anti--gay rights Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito.
In this fantastical little volume, author Kenneth Saltman rants at the Edison Schools for an array of sins and so seeks to join the ranks of the antichoice, antiaccountability crowd (like Alfie Kohn, Susan Ohanian, Henry Giroux, and Jonathan Kozol) and, presumably, will share some of the lucre from the apologista dinner circuit.
These gestures, along with the ascension of antichoice Senate minority leader Harry Reid, have prochoice groups rightly concerned about the party's will and ability to defend reproductive rights.