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Abortion portrayal

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (television)


Paula, a married mother of a teenage son, faces a choice: continue her pregnancy and have another baby, or pursue her long-held dream of going to law school. After appearing in court and receiving praise from a judge, Paula decides to have an abortion and become a lawyer. Her husband and son support her in her decision and are shown caring for her after the procedure.

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision

Episodes: When Will Josh and His Friend Leave Me Alone?
Release date: November 11, 2016
Time setting: Present (2016)
Geographical setting: US (California)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 40+
Genre: Comedy-drama
Network: CW

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