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- adj. Favoring or supporting the legal right of women and girls to choose whether or not to continue a pregnancy to term.
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- adj. Supportive of a woman's right to choose whether or not to undergo an abortion.
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- adj. advocating a woman's right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion)
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In their defense, people who opposed restrictions on abortion adopted the term pro-choice.
She adds that he said he didn't wish to be called "pro-choice" and didn't like the "pro-life" label, either.
This is the preferred term to apply to the movement sometimes referred to as pro-choice.
CuteBoringGirl “It’s called pro-choice, and yes, I am.”
Even though liberal sexual attitudes generally correspond with a pro-choice perspective on abortion, they defy that trend.
The pro-choice world view is not centered around a Divine Being, but rather around a belief in the highest abilities of human beings.
To be pro-choice does not preclude uneasiness with abortion.
Likewise, in this environment one can be pro-choice without defending abortion in all circumstances.
Finally, an older man shares that recently he “went down to Planned Parenthood” where he was shocked to find that pro-choice people “volunteer their Saturday mornings to make sure that women go in and kill their babies.”
In fact, however, people born after 1965 are less pro-choice than their baby boomer parents.