Example sentences for: partial-birth

How can you use “partial-birth” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In November 1995, at the start of Congress' battle over so-called "partial-birth abortions," Fitzsimmons, the executive director of the National Coalition of Abortion Providers, went on Nightline to argue against a ban.

  • Pro-life advocates offer a seductive argument: Whatever you think about abortion in general, partial-birth abortion is just too ghastly to permit.

  • The Times avoids taking sides in the debate simply in its choice of nomenclature by identifying the procedure as the "late-term method that anti-abortion groups call partial-birth abortion."

  • A leading abortion-rights advocate indicated that he and his pro-choice colleagues have lied about the rarity of partial-birth abortions . Ron Fitzsimmons, the director of a national coalition of abortion clinics, said that contrary to assertions by President Clinton and abortion-rights activists, the vast majority of patients who have the procedure (technically known as intact dilation and evacuation) are healthy women with healthy fetuses that have gestated at least 20 weeks.

  • That's because, as a medical technique, nothing makes partial-birth abortion fundamentally different from other forms of late-term abortion.

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