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right to choose

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  • n. The moral or legal entitlement of a pregnant woman to make the full and final decision either to give birth to her child or to abort the fetus.

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Examples

  • Because apparently, even though it's an issue they don't discuss much and barely mention on their website, Girls, Inc. happens to believe in a woman's right to choose and support for girls regardless of their sexual orientation.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama at the National Womens Law Center

  • Parks; which how many acres they make, I can't pretend to say, without the proper calculation; but if it was all joined, it would be the finest domain in the county, as far as I know to the contrary: nevertheless, my dear young Mr. Mandlebert, you have a right to choose for yourself; for as to beauty, 'tis mere fancy; not but what Indiana has one or other the prettiest face I ever saw, though I think Camilla's so much prettier; I mean in point of winningness.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • We are no longer free citizens of a sovereign State, and of the United States, with the right to choose for ourselves those who shall represent us; but we must be subordinate to the Secretary of War and the Academic Board, and must make our wishes subservient to those of the above-named powers, and unless we do that we are pronounced to be 'naturally bad' -- as remarked the Adjutant of the Academy, Captain R.H. H.ll, to a Sun reporter -- and must have done for us 'what had never been done for a white boy in like circumstances.'

    Henry Ossian Flipper The Colored Cadet at West Point

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