Pro-life meaning

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Advocating the legal protection of human embryos and fetuses, especially by favoring the outlawing of abortion on the ground that it is the taking of a human life.
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Of, pertaining to, or supportive of the right to life; believing that life should be protected from its beginning to natural death in all or most circumstances.
  • (chiefly US) Opposed to the advocacy, practice, or legalization of abortion.
    They were pro-life except in cases of rape, incest, maternal life risk, mental health risk, socioeconomic factors, or fetal defects.
  • (specifically) Opposed to the legalization of euthanasia.
  • (specifically) Opposed to the legalization of capital punishment.
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Opposing a legal right to obtain an abortion.
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