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These women say they performed thousands of abortions in Chicago before it was legal

Heather Booth started an underground abortion network called JANE. In the late 60s through early 70s, the group performed thousands of illegal abortions just before Roe v Wade was decided. On this week’s episode of “Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat,” Heather explains why women sought out their services and what happened in a police raid where 7 of the women were arrested.

Heather Booth started an underground abortion network called JANE. In the late 60s through early 70s, the group performed thousands of illegal abortions just before Roe v Wade was decided. On this week’s episode of “Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat,” Heather explains why women sought out their services and what happened in a police raid where 7 of the women were arrested.

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