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Abortion portrayal

Mindhunter (television)


During an FBI interview, a murder suspect mentions that his ex-girlfriend got “a scrape...an abortion” a decade ago after their parents told them they were too young to get married. The FBI agents try to rile him up by challenging his masculinity and pointing out that his mother makes all the decisions in his life, including convincing him and his girlfriend to have an abortion.

Keywords: Past abortion.

Episodes: Episode 3
Release date: October 13, 2017
Time setting: Past (1979)
Geographical setting: US (California)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Network: Netflix

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