Even the Gilmore Girls were Pro-Choice

“In two years, I’m gonna register Democrat!” Lorelai Gilmore yelled in an attempt to provoke her mother from any potential hiding place in the Gilmore mansion. With a sly smile, she looks at Christopher and says, “Looks like no Emily.”

This is the day her daughter was conceived. This was very early in 1984, while Ronald Reagan was running for re-election, eleven years after Roe v Wade was decided by the Supreme Court and only a handful of years after the partisan lines on abortion were sorted. Up until the 1980 election, pro-lifers and pro-choicers were mixed…

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Gina Denny

Gina Denny

B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Associate editor for Touchpoint Press. Erstwhile classroom music teacher.