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Pro-choice is the position which advocates the existence of a woman's right to choose whether or not to have an abortion. Pro-choice can also be a position of support of a person's right to choose whether or not to end his or her life by euthanasia or assisted suicide[1] and other social ethic issues concerned with ones personal autonomy.[2] The term is most often used to emphasize a position of bodily integrity, individual sovereignty and self-determination, particularly on issues of public policy, law, political controversies and medical ethics.[3]

Pro-choice movements[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheila McLean, First Do No Harm: Law, Ethics and Healthcare, 2006, p. 453
  2. ^ Jack M. Balkin and Reva B. Siegel, The Constitution in 2020, 2009, p. 246
  3. ^ Makau Mutua, Human Rights NGOs in East Africa: Political and Normative Tensions, 2009, p. 236

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Newsday

Newsday
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:02:54 -0700

“Irwin will not back down in the face of those who wish to deny women the right to make their own reproductive health care decisions,” said Andrea Miller, president of NARAL Pro-Choice New York. “We look forward to the day when residents of the 6th ...
 
National Right to Life News
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:37:30 -0700

UnivPrinceEdwardIsland It's probably because I spent more years in academia than I care to admit that I still retain the notion (against all evidence) that conferences put on by universities would at least pretend to be quasi-balanced. So when I read a ...

Live Action News

Live Action News
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:26:55 -0700

It isn't every day that a self-proclaimed pro-choicer makes a valid argument against abortion. Yet that's just what Jay Sun did in his essay posted on ThoughtCatalog.com. The essay, “The Disconnect Between Feminists and Abortion,” was inspired by Jimmy ...
 
LifeNews.com
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:56:15 -0700

Every morning, the faithfulness of the sun touches our eyelids. Unfortunately, the faithfulness of the alarm clock also reaches our ears. We slowly rise from the pillow, sneak out from under the sheets, and begin the tasks for that day. For most people ...
 
The New Orleans Advocate
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:01:01 -0700

Bibles in hand, a few hundred anti-abortion activists are slated to drop into town starting Saturday for a week of protests and demonstrations, including a steady presence outside the only two area health clinics where abortions are performed. The ...

Salon

Salon
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:14:35 -0700

I haven't heard much about Pat Robertson in a while, so I was beginning to wonder if he was doing all right. Turns out, he's alive and well and still hosting “The 700 Club.” He is also still really, really ignorant and sharing his bad ideas with others.

Live Action News

Live Action News
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:33:03 -0700

On July 2, the New York Times ran an article by a young woman who had an abortion. Lisa Selin Davis, a self-proclaimed feminist, describes an abortion she had in the mid-90s. A gung ho pro-choicer, she did not expect her abortion to be difficult or ...

Politico

The Post-Standard
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:40:49 -0700

Demonstrators react to hearing the Supreme Court's decision on the Hobby Lobby case outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 30, 2014. U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei is sponsoring new legislation that responds to the court decision. (Pablo ...
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