Opposed to the practice of abortion; opposed to the legal right to obtain an abortion.
Compound of anti- ("against") and abortion ("termination of pregnanc.y")
- Anti-abortion activists are campaigning for stricter laws against abortion.
- The anti-abortion movement is politically active and well-funded.
- Anti-abortion groups are pushing for a constitutional amendment to ban abortion.
- The anti-abortion bill would make it illegal for women to obtain an abortion in the state.
- The anti-abortion lawmaker proposed a bill to criminalize doctors who perform abortions.