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anti-abortionism Explained

anti-abortionism at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

*antiabortionism

Etymology

Inter: suffix » antiabortion|ism

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • An ideology or policy of opposition to the practice and/or legalization of abortion.
    1. 1991, Mary Nash, "Pronatalism and motherhood in Franco's Spain", in Maternity & Gender Policies: Women and the Rise of the European Welfare States 1880s-1950s (eds. Category: w - :Gisela Bock|Gisela Bock & Pat Thane), Routledge (1994), ISBN 0415047749, page 168:

  • : Anti-abortionism became crucial in the protection of births and population growth and thus a key element in the social policy of the New State.

    Synonyms

    *pro-lifeism

    Quotations

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