In Season 4 of the HBO series "Girls," a character, Mimi Rose, had an abortion and shared the news with her boyfriend. She brushes it off as if it is no big deal. Immediately, pro-choice bloggers celebrated how the episode casts abortion in a positive light.
In this Life Chat, Roland Warren, CEO and President of Care Net, addresses the difference between made-for-television events and real life. While people may admire the ease with which Mimi Rose recovers from her abortion, it expresses insensitivity and lack of awareness of the real-life impact of abortion on women.
Watch the video and read more of Roland's comments here.