[Ads-l] Antedating of "Pro-Life"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 18 21:46:47 UTC 2020

pro-life (OED, 2., 1971)

1969_The Province_ (Vancouver, B.C.) 17 Nov. 55/4 (Newspapers.com)  Epp claims that through the pro-life efforts inside cabinet, they managed to stall the gestational approach, that is, that abortions be freely available until a certain magical period.

Fred Shapiro

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