right-to-life


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right-to-life

(rīt′tə-līf′)
adj.
Favoring the outlawing of abortion on the ground that it is the taking of a human life; pro-life.

right′-to-lif′er n.

right′-to-life′



adj.
pertaining to or advocating laws making abortion, esp. abortion-on-demand, illegal.
[1970–75]
right′-to-lif′er, n.
Translations

right-to-life

[ˌraɪttəˈlaɪf] ADJ [movement, group] → pro derecho a la vida
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Graduates of the program are currently working for state prolife groups, starting local right-to-life chapters, aiding in the efforts of crisis pregnancy centers and bringing a pro-life perspective to their workplaces in the medical, legal, and social work fields.
Supporters of SB 303 include the state's other leading right-to-life group, the Texas Alliance for Life, as well as the Texas Medical Association, the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, the Christian Life Commission and the Catholic Health Association of Texas.
A judge was deciding today if a 17-month-old boy, who is severely paralysed and cannot breathe unaided, is to live or die in the latest right-to-life treatment case at the High Court.
Tens of thousands more turned out for similar right-to-life events in state capitals and major cities from coast to coast, demanding an end to the holocaust that has taken the lives of more than 47 million unborn babies since the 1973 ruling.
An eight-year-old rebel named Penny serves as the narrator in this novel in which a dysfunctional family comes face to face with the abortion controversy and right-to-life politics.
You make two hard copies, one for your chapter's possession and use, and the second for your state right-to-life office.
Wisconsin Right to Life is holding a YouTube video contest for teens and college students that will challenge them to make their own videos with a right-to-life theme.
To take the last point first, the lessons from the past when supposedly "principled" (but actually foolish) behavior at election time seriously harmed the right-to-life cause were reviewed in my April 2007 column ("When Common Sense is Lacking").
They have no shortage of creative ideas about how to educate our communities on right-to-life issues.
In practical terms, the elite has misunderstood the difference between the varying political power of the pro-life movement and the invariant truth of the right-to-life principle.
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