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There are a lot of reasons I can think of for abortion law reform, but I'm sure it wasn't passed to allow Brian and other salespeople the chance to earn their living selling abortions, by phone, to women who aren't sure they want one. I had a powerful incentive for resisting his hard sell—namely, that I wasn't pregnant. My story was a fabrication. In the last two weeks, I've answered every abortion advertisement I could find, using my real name (after all, abortion's legal now, nothing to be ashamed of), giving the date of my last menstrual period as September 27, and inventing details as called for. I didn't actually go to New York to investigate, but I learned enough by telephone to know what not to do if I ever do need an abortion. NEVER rely on a newspaper ad to obtain an abortion. In Chicago, the best agency to contact is Planned Parenthood Abortion Referrals (726-5166).One service that Banks did not investigate was Jane, the now-legendary collective of women who performed abortions themselves in two apartments in Hyde Park. But Jane never advertised; information was passed along through word of mouth.