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pro-choice

adjective Referring to the belief that women should have the right to choose abortion.
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But while tiptoeing around abortion, or justifying abortion in creative ways, has empowered the pro-life movement in destigmatizing its position, that same tactic has hurt the pro-choice movement, now struggling to reach out beyond its base of supporters.
The pro-choice movement's teleological language operates under the rubric of contingency, rather than absolutes, making it less persuasive.
(67) British Columbia feminists were already central to the pro-choice movement in Canada; after all, the vwc kickstarted the cross-country Abortion Caravan.
Honesty, openness, and respect for other women should serve as guidelines for the pro-choice movement.
Hendershott critizes the pro-choice movement for trying to suppress information that might injure its cause.
In the end, Hendershott's suggestion that the pro-choice movement be "contained" and engaged rather than fought tooth and nail seems oblivious to her own snapshot of abortion politics; pro-choicers will not surrender national abortion-on-demand without a fight.
How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Sex, Virtue and the Way We Live Now Cristina Page (Basic Books, 2006, 256pp)
Recent postings discuss contraception options, the pro-choice movement, Planned Parenthood clinics, pharmacies and contraception availability, and impending legislation to ban abortion in Mississippi.
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL, the primary political arm of the pro-choice movement, had only this to say: "We have worked with Senator Reid on improving women's access to birth control and other health options.
Since 2001, the Canadian pro-choice movement has been trying to get the Canada Revenue Agency to audit anti-abortion groups and revoke their charitable tax status, with no success.
The pro-choice movement's response, embodied in the broad-ranging theme of the March for Women's Lives, is to unmask the anti-woman agenda connecting the assault on sex-ed and contraception to the global gag rule to Attorney General Ashcroft's outrageous subpoena of women's private medical records to defend the "Partial-Birth" Abortion Ban (a request that was withdrawn, as it happens, the day after the march).
The problem with the pro-choice movement is that there's a sense that "Yes, it's my right, I want to have this abortion, but really, you know, I'd rather not." Our cause is not as pure as the anti-choice cause.