right to choose


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right to choose

n.
The right to terminate a pregnancy by abortion.
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Principality's Hannah Poulton, head of Multi-channel Communications, adopts the Keep Me Posted Right to Choose pledge
This is the heinous atrocity disguised under the political slogan of a "woman's right to choose.
NWHN believes that women have the right to choose whether or not to use menopause hormone therapy, breast implants, or any of the other products discussed in this issue.
A NEW LAW IN UTAH, approved in March, offers one of the latest examples of the anti-abortion effort to limit access to family planning services and thus chip away at a woman's right to choose.
We can vote for a President who we believe will appoint justices who will uphold the right to choose.
Along with statements about the right to choose patients, there are cautions against abandoning patients.
As Karen DeCrow, former president of the National Organization for Women, said, "If women have the right to choose if they become parents, men have that right, too.
The principles adopted by the PPAO to guide their advocacy work include affirming patients' right to choose to smoke, consulting with patients in developing smoking policies, applying policies equally and not using access to smoking as a reward or punishment for behaviour, and providing free cessation aids for people who choose to quit.
Missouri Department of Insurance (02-CV-325517, the Alliance argued before the Cole County Circuit Court that an employer's right to choose a health care provider does not equate to its right to choose an MCO - and even if it did, the insurer should not be required to reimburse the MCO unless there is a contract between the insurer and the MCO.
Fully 77 percent of Americans, according to a January 2003 Gallup poll, support the right to choose in some of all circumstances.
In an age in which a leading cause of death in the United States is hospital-and-doctor-caused illness, I believe I have the right to choose a different path to health than conventional medicine and pharmaceuticals.