opposed to or the legalization of .
opposition to , especially legalized .
He underscored that he was anti-abortion, anti-gun, and anti-Obamacare.
The New 2010 Game Plan Doug Schoen May 19, 2010
I described the graphic movie that was shown that day and showed my parents some anti-abortion literature I had brought home.
A Pornographer’s Daughter Salutes Her Dad’s Wisdom on Father’s Day Kristin Battista-Frazee June 16, 2012
In order to restore the anti-abortion measure, another 60 votes would be required.
Un-Pelosi: The Senator Who’ll Kill the Stupak Amendment Max Blumenthal November 19, 2009
They are trying to make him the poster boy for their anti-abortion, anti-same sex [marriage] agenda.
After a Tense Year, NYU and Chen Guangcheng Part Ways Josh Rogin July 8, 2013
In this new climate anything less than anti-abortion absolutism is unacceptable.
GOP Grassroots Furious at Romney Over Akin, Abortion Rape Exception Michelle Goldberg August 22, 2012
The anti-abortion forces who have delayed stem-cell research by a decade are not morally serious.
A ‘Breakthrough’ in the Stem Cell Debate Michael Kinsley March 1, 2009
anti-abortion activists tried again two years later, and lost again, though that time they got 30 percent of the vote.
Will Mississippi Ban IVF? Michelle Goldberg October 24, 2011
The Susan B. Anthony List, an anti-abortion group, had already spent $150,000 on negative TV ads in his district.
The Real Reason Stupak Quit Sandra McElwaine April 9, 2010
As I write this, I can imagine the rejoinders from anti-abortion activists claiming that these laws protect patients.
The Triumph of Bureaucracy Over Abortion Rights Michelle Goldberg September 8, 2013
Indeed, the anti-abortion movement is what drew Bachmann into Minnesota politics and turned her from a Democrat to a Republican.
Republican Candidates’ Baby Boom Jill Lawrence June 18, 2011
opposed to abortion: anti-abortion activists
favoring complete obedience or subjection to as opposed to individual freedom: authoritarian principles; authoritarian attitudes. of or relating to a governmental or political system, principle, or practice in which individual freedom is held as completely subordinate to the power or of the state, centered either in one person or a small group that is not […]
the power to determine, adjudicate, or otherwise settle issues or disputes; jurisdiction; the right to control, command, or determine. a power or right delegated or given; : Who has the authority to grant permission? a person or body of persons in whom authority is vested, as a governmental agency: The housing authority provides rental assistance […]
destructive to or inhibiting the growth of bacteria. Contemporary Examples His parents daub it with anti-bacterial cream, hoping to prevent infection. Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Bordering on Disaster Jamie Dettmer November 10, 2012 Historical Examples Another property which may be possessed by an anti-bacterial (b) Agglutination. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice […]
designed to detect, intercept, or destroy missiles: an antiballistic missile. adjective of or relating to defence against ballistic weapons adjective See antiballistic adjective designed to detect, intercept, or shoot down ballistic missiles; also written anti-ballistic