freedom of choice

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The situation that ideally exists in liberal democracies when all people can decide for themselves how to conduct their lives, as long as they abide by the law and do not harm others. The phrase often has a special meaning in relation to the reproductive rights of women who can choose whether or not to become and remain pregnant.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Law.

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