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Witches, Nuns, Mystics And (Mostly) Doctors: Abortion Providers On TV

A new study from abortion rights organization ANSIRH takes a look at abortion providers on television, during a period tat has seen a notable uptick in small-screen depictions of the stigmatizing procedure — thanks to shows like Scandal.  The conclusion, according to the paper is that medical dramas, and medical settings, lead the way in […]
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