A new Google extension will change every mention of ‘pro-life’ to ‘anti-choice’

A new Google extension will change every mention of ‘pro-life’ to ‘anti-choice’
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If you’ve noticed that the politicians who claim the “pro-life” label are often singularly focused on restricting abortion, and aren’t necessarily working on other policy proposals that could save lives, there’s a new Google extension for you.

An extension released this week will change every mention of “pro-life” to “anti-choice” once it’s added to a Chrome browser. “Tired of seeing the fraught term ‘pro-life’ used ubiquitously and incorrectly, we conceived of this extension to shift the language of the discussion towards a more accurate framework,” explains an online description of the “Choice Language” tool.

The extension was created by an activist who wishes to remain anonymous; she partnered with the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund to release it to the public this week.

“We thought it was a really interesting and creative idea,” Andrea Miller, the president of NIRH, told ThinkProgress. “We agreed with her that the language in this discussion really matters.”

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