To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion

To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion

by Doris Andrea Dirks, Patricia A. Relf

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ISBN-13: 9780299311308
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 05/16/2017
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Doris Andrea Dirks teaches at Mount Royal University. Patricia A. Relf is a freelance writer.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                   Preface              Introduction                 1 How Can It Not Be Legal?                2 The Push for Change                        3 To Offer Compassion                       4 The Network Grows             5 The Women              6 Brushes with the Law                       7 A Different Kind of Radical Group              8 Available and Affordable                 9 Roe v. Wade and Beyond                    Appendix A: Clergy Statement on Abortion Law Reform and Consultation Service on Abortion                    Appendix B: Questionnaire Completed by Chicago CCS Counselors for Each Counselee, February 1970                 Appendix C: Referral Guidelines for Clergy Consultation Service Chapters                Appendix D: Statistics: Sampling of 6,455 Women Seen by New York Clergy Consultation Service              Notes               Major Works Cited                  Interviews Cited                       Index

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