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Abortion portrayal

American Zealot (film)


Lucy, an anti-abortion teenager about to graduate from Catholic school, learns that her best friend had an abortion, and decides to kill the abortion provider as a perverse act of vengeance. She goes through with the murder, and then finds herself struggling with the legal consequences. 

KEYWORDS: Provider character; provider violence; past abortion.

Release date: November 13, 2016
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: US (Missouri)
Abortion legality: Legal
Character age: Teen
Genre: Crime, Drama
Production company: Cool Mischief

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