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TV tentatively starts talking about abortion


TV tentatively starts talking about abortion
Mankato Free Press

I wouldn't necessarily describe this as a positive reference to abortion on television; in fact, it's the first scene that establishes that Mrs. Bunch is someone who is living out her own ambitions through her daughter in a way that might be damaging to her mental health. Rebecca isn't pregnant at all, nor is she in danger of becoming so at that point in the story. But it's at least an acknowledgement that if a teenage girl got pregnant and didn't want to be, abortion would be a reasonable alternative for her.Another show on the same network managed to consider abortion even more seriously as an option.

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