: opposed to abortion
right-to-lifer noun

Examples of right-to-life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Parker plays a high-schooler whose brother is in end-of-life care at the same facility where the notorious real-life Terry Schiavo right-to-life case is unfolding. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 19 Jan. 2024 His ruling reads like a pamphlet from a right-to-life group. William Falk, The Week, 17 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of right-to-life was in 1973

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“Right-to-life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-to-life. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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