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pro-choice

adjective Referring to the belief that women should have the right to choose abortion.
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The annual fundraising event, a luncheon held at Maxwell-Silverman's Toolhouse restaurant, attracted about 100 abortion rights supporters from across the region.
While it's unclear as to whether controversies have directly influenced Americans' shift toward a pro-life identification, it's worth noting that the label has not actually affected the general public support for legal abortion rights.
Forty years ago we were on the eve of a vote which would transform women's lives," said Anne Quesney, Director of Abortion Rights.
She was treated badly by men, especially her first husband, but she defended all the harassers and adulterers--Bill Clinton, Bob Packwood, Chuck Robb--who stood with her for abortion rights.
This pursuit has led Democrats to vote for reasonable-sounding legislation that limits abortion rights and to embrace pro-life members of the party who vote for even more restrictive laws.
Addressing hundreds of abortion rights supporters at a rally, Kerry attacked President George Bush for trying to pack the courts with what the Massachusetts senator described as ideologically motivated judges who would try to undermine abortion rights.
Supporters of abortion rights around the world are on the defensive, and the radical right is openly confident that Roe v.
This case has revealed what abortionists and abortion rights lobbyists have tried so hard to hide from women - that abortion stops a beating heart in the most painful, gruesome manner imaginable.
Although a core of states in the Northeast and on the West Coast remained consistently supportive of abortion rights between 2000 and 2011, a substantial number of other states shifted from having only a moderate number of abortion restrictions to becoming overtly hostile.
The group, which focuses on getting candidates who support abortion rights elected, has put out a web video and is pushing a campaign called "Sarah Doesn't Speak for Me" meant to appeal to Democrats, independents and "moderate Republicans who have no home.
President Barack Obama has nominated appellate court judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, but observers are waiting to see what her presence on the court could mean for abortion rights.