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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As you've read in the pages of National Right to Life NEWS, the first week in October was a momentous one for the right-to-life movement.
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Right-to-life advocates have never been known for being selective; they claim that all unborn human beings are worthy of life, whether they are white, black, brown, or yellow.
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