“Gilmore Girls” is beloved for its mile-a-minute dialogue, quirky supporting cast and most of all, lead actresses Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. It’s a show you can watch over and over thanks to its cast and the script’s hilarious (and detailed) cultural references. And now, thanks to Netflix, the show is returning for a trial run back to the small screen.
But have you thought about the deeper meaning in the Lorelai-Rory relationship? Like many other storylines throughout “Gilmore Girls,” the fact that Lorelai decided to keep Rory when she got pregnant at 16 is a quiet but powerful message about the value of life.
Lorelai was in high school when she got pregnant, making her the perfect case for anyone who wants to defend abortion. She wasn’t ready to have a baby, and the sudden change of plans did end up derailing her life … but in the best way possible. Lorelai and Rory’s loving relationship is the heart of the show–and a subtle pro-life message to anyone watching.
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