Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Occurring or performed after the twentieth week of gestation in humans.

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  • adj. In, pertaining to, or occurring during an advanced stage, especially of pregnancy.

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Examples

  • "I think that's referring to late-term abortion, and I think that's something that most people find anathema, and they would prefer to see it outlawed," she told the

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The gathering concludes with a guest speaker from the Houston Coalition for Life, which is working to block the construction of a Planned Parenthood facility that will be dedicated to performing late-term abortions.

    American Grace

  • 'Tiller the Baby Killer,' as some call him, will perform late-term abortion for just about any reason.

    Joseph A. Palermo: When Violence Comes From the Right, Media Hear No Evil

  • This is why I dislike the focus by some of the anti-abortion movement on late-term abortions and graphic pictures thereof, because it creates the impression that abortion is more gravely wrong if it LOOKS more horrible.

    Matthew Yglesias » Too Hot for CBS

  • This would repeal the 2007 law, signed in one of his all-too typical late-term decisions by George W. Bush, that turns incandescent bulbs into contraband.

    The Light Bulb Police

  • It seems that even though the majority of Americans are prolife to at least some extent --- very few approve of late-term abortions, for example --- prolife news is heavily censored.

    That Censored Superbowl Ad

  • He was criticized by prolife people for performing many late-term abortions on women who were alleged to be suffering from depression.

    Abortionist Murdered at Church

  • These are the instantly ossifying narratives in the Sunday shooting death of Kansas late-term abortionist George Tiller versus the Monday shootings of two Arkansas military recruiters.

    Thank You Prisident Obama

  • Dr. Nathanson produced a second film, "Eclipse of Reason," that explicitly portrayed late-term abortions.

    Bernard Nathanson, abortion doctor who became anti-abortion advocate, dies at 84

  • Dr. Nathanson also produced "Eclipse of Reason," a film about late-term abortion, and wrote several books, including "Abortion Papers: Inside the Abortion Mentality" 1983 and the 1996 autobiography "The Hand of God."

    Bernard Nathanson, abortion provider turned pro-life activist, dies

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