Heroes for My Daughters: The Jane Collective

From 1969 until the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, Jane counseled women about abortion and helped gain access to underground abortion providers. Jane initially sought to screen abortionists and find competent providers but felt that so long as women are dependent on providers they remain powerless. Officially known as The Abortion Counseling Service of Women’s Liberation and operating in Chicago, the collective counseled women of every class, race, and ethnicity and offered services at little to no cost and no one…Continue Reading “Heroes for My Daughters: The Jane Collective”