Definition of abortion mill in English:

abortion mill


  • Used pejoratively by opponents of abortion to refer to an abortion clinic.

    • ‘Dowson's current newsletter, kindly sent to my home, reports that in the month before Christmas, UK LifeLeague staged vigils ‘outside abortion mills right across the UK’.’
    • ‘She had gone to an ‘abortion mill’ and was killed during the procedure.’
    • ‘Most of America's 1.5 million yearly abortions are performed in so-called ‘abortion mills ‘that are isolated from mainstream medical facilities.’’
    • ‘A system that requires no waiting period and allows abortion mills to hire incompetents might be another thought.’