Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Sandra Lee Cronk was a Quaker author who co-founded School of the Spirit, a ministry of prayer and learning under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Her papers include manuscripts of her published works, numerous unpublished manuscripts, and records of some of the workshops that she gave at Pendle Hill.
This collection contains various materials on the Friends Medical Society as they relate to reproductive rights and abortion rights between 1967 and 2017. It also contains corresponding letters, journal excerpts, and newspaper clippings relating to general reproductive rights and abortion rights by Quakers and non-Quakers.
The Abortion Study Group was formed by the Family Relations Committee to discuss the Yearly Meeting's position on abortion issues. It met monthly for two years, and wrote position papers supporting the pro-life and pro-choice points of view. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.