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pro-choice

adjective Referring to the belief that women should have the right to choose abortion.
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For at least some pro-choicers and for newcomers to the abortion discussion, these facts need to be made clear.
Pro-choicers often argue that even if one thinks abortion is wrong, it would be more prudent to fund sex education and contraception to decrease unwanted pregnancies (Cohen, 2006).
This is, admittedly, good stuff, the kind of propaganda with the potential to make even the most ardent pro-choicer
What is of particular interest to me as a Polish Americanist and a pro-choicer, is how anti-choice strategies invented in the United States are transferred via such events as the "scientific conference" I am referring to onto Polish turf, disguised as top-notch scientific theories.
Consider former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, a lifelong pro-choicer. Since announcing his candidacy for president, he has told the conservative talk radio titans Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh that in spite of his position on the issue, he would nominate justices like the fervent abortion opponents John Roberts and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court--a signal to Republican primary voters and powerful pro-life activists that they have nothing to worry about.
Focus on the Family staffers also school their students to assume a helpful, compassionate demeanor rather than a harassing, know-it-all manner, arming the trainees with an inflexible, quietly "logical" approach designed to drive spontaneous, emotional pro-choicers absolutely nuts.
11, a referendum on a new law that would decriminalize abortions in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy was won by pro-choicers, 59 per cent to 41 per cent, despite strong episcopal lobbying.
"I have to think," concludes Bauer, "that there are many pro-choicers who, while paying obeisance to the rights of people with disabilities, want at the same time to preserve their right to ensure that no one with disabilities will be born into their own families.
When pro-choicers raise the alarm about the threat to abortion rights in a second Bush Administration, they get a big ho-hum from pundits, both left and right.
Written to and for both pro-lifers and pro-choicers, Kreeft shows a sensitivity and concern for his adversaries that is too uncommon in books on this issue.
Next on the wish-list for many pro-choicers are abortions for women where their babies have no chance of survival outside the womb.