Will someone please tell me how the anti-abortion folks managed to become labeled "pro-life"? This is the greatest public relations coup ever. People who oppose a woman's access to abortion are anti-abortion, not necessarily pro-life. In the discussion of abortion, the term used is inevitably "pro-life" , which sounds so much more positive than what is really is, which is anti-abortion. Many of the so-called pro-life group support the death penalty, own guns, hunt animals, eat meat, and are themselves, or support, the armed forces. There isn't much "pro-life" about any of these things. In the discussion of the complex subject of abortion, much greater clarity is obtained by using the correct term of "anti-abortion" or "anti-choice" instead of the emotionally charged term "pro-life".
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