pro-choice

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pro-choice (not comparable)

  1. (public policy, law, ethics) Supportive of a woman's right to choose whether or not to have an abortion.
  2. (public policy, law, ethics) Supportive of a person's right to choose whether or not to end their life by euthanasia.
  3. Supportive in general of a person's right to choose; supportive of self-determination, self-ownership, bodily integrity and individual sovereignty.
    • 2010, Sara Hayden, Contemplating Maternity in an Era of Choice, page 102
      Individualism, self-determination, and pro-choice rhetorics are additional cultural discourses that play into this experience as well: the ability to make your own choices in life and to be able to succeed with those choices is the quintessential American dream.

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