Opposed to the legalization of abortion. (adjective)
Examples of word antiabortion
Great newspapers give ad breaks to groups with which they feel an ideological affinity, but turn away ads from those they do not, such as antiabortion groups.
I use the term "antiabortion" instead of "prolife" because most of the people I know who claim the title "prolife" are also "pro death-penalty" which does not make a lot of sense to me.
Wade decided in 1973, antiabortion advocates pushed for a repeal of the decision and a total ban on abortion, while supporters of abortion rights stressed the dangers of the back-alley abortions that were in living memory.
While we admittedly do not have hard data to test this hypothesis, we strongly suspect that the antiabortion movement has benefited from the improvement in ultrasound quality.
The 1970s Evangelical antiabortion movement that my father -- evangelical leader Francis Schaeffer -- Dr. C.