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The only truly accurate terms for the two opposing camps would be pro-legal abortion or anti-legal abortion.

I think one can characterize at least one component of libertarian theory that laws should only be passed when necessary, and otherwise are immoral.

Then the two points of view would be:

In favor of passing a law to criminalize abortion.
vs.
Not in favor of passing a law to criminalize abortion.

The argument whether on eis pro abortion or anti abortion is very separate. Consider sodomy and drug laws. I am against criminalizing a sex act between two men. But I assure you that I have no interest in being pro- such a thing, especially if one of those men is me.

Under libertarian theory, IMHO, the burden is on the people who want to pass the law to criminalize something. They don't have to be pro-the thing in order to fail to meet the high standard required to push the state into otherwise private behaviors.

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