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Abortion portrayal

Scandal (television)

Notes:

Learning that the senate plans to defund Planned Parenthood before the Christmas break, Mellie stages an impromptu filibuster to block the bill from passing. Meanwhile, Liv grows increasingly exhausted from playing at being the first lady for Fitz. Watching from the sidelines as Mellie performs her bold political act, Liv goes to get an abortion herself. Returning to the White House she and Fitz get into an argument and they break up. [Summary via Wikipedia]

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision.

Episodes: Baby It's Cold Outside
Release date: November 19, 2015
Time setting: Present (2015)
Geographical setting: US (Washington DC)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 30-39
Genre: Drama
Network: ABC

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