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The South Carolina Clergy Consultation Service For Problem Pregnancy was organized in 1970 by Jack Crandall and Alan Elmore as "a statewide organization of ministers who feel that it is our moral, pastoral, and religious obligation to provide compassion and help to women who are confronted with problem pregnancies." The organization was affiliated with the National Clergy Consultation Service founded by Rev. Howard Moody and Arlene Carmen.
Scope and Content Note
The South Carolina Clergy Consultation Service For Problem Pregnancy Records consist of correspondence, financial records, case study questionnaires and reference materials, documenting the efforts of the Pro-Choice organization (SCCCS) to provide counseling service for women seeking abortions. The SCCCS opened its services in 1970. Correspondents include Rev. Howard Moody, National Clergy Consultation Service Coordinator; South Carolina Senators Ernest F. Hollings, and Strom Thurmond; and South Carolina Congressman James K. Mann.
The records of the South Carolina Clergy Consultation Service for Problem Pregnancy (SCCCS) Records were deposited on October 13, 1976, by Mrs. Ann Bellew, President of AIM, (Abortion Interest Movement).
Women, Women's History, Abortion, Counseling
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "South Carolina Clergy Consultation Service For Problem Pregnancy Records - Accession 66". Finding Aid 226.