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Abortion portrayal

Weeds (television)


Silas sabotages his girlfriend Megan's birth control to get her pregnant so that she goes to a local college with him instead of across the country to Princeton. She does become pregnant, and her parents force her to have an abortion, which ultimately leads to the end of their relationship.

Keywords: pregnancy decision, coerced abortion.

Episodes: Mrs. Botwin's Neighborhood
Release date: September 11, 2006
Time setting: Present (2006)
Geographical setting: US (California)
Abortion legality: Legal
Character age: Teen
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Network: Showtime

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