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Abortion portrayal

Shameless (television)


Debbie is pregnant and carries around a bag of flour at school to see how accommodating they are of people with kids, and doesn't like what she finds. Fiona tries to convince her to have an abortion, and it turns out Fiona is also pregnant. Debbie decides to carry the pregnancy to term while Fiona has an abortion. Frank discloses that Debbie and Fiona's mom had one abortion.

Keywords: Pregnancy decision, past abortion.

Episodes: #AbortionRules, The F Word, NSFW
Release date: February 14, 2016
Time setting: Present (2016)
Geographical setting: US (Illinois)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama
Network: Showtime

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