“Roasted Pepper Vinaigrette or Honey Mustard?”

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Source of Photo of Stephanie McMillan: http://stephaniemcmillan.org/sample-page/

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In 2006, South Dakota instituted almost a total ban on abortions. Bill Napoli, a South Dakota State Senator, supported this ban, saying that women should not be allowed to have abortions even if they get pregnant for “simple rape.” (He did say that he would make an exception for a religious virgin who gets pregnant from a brutalizing rape.) Cartoonist Stephanie McMillan saw Mr. Napoli’s words as expressing a belief that women shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions for themselves, so she created a cartoon in which a woman character telephones Mr. Napoli when she is asked to make a decision about which salad dressing to use—the character asks Mr. Napoli, “Roasted pepper vinaigrette or honey mustard?” The cartoon included Mr. Napoli’s work and home telephone numbers, which many other women used to call him. One woman asked him whether her bra and panties should match; another woman asked him whether she should use tampons or pads.

For Further Information: Mikhaela B. Reid, “Can’t Make a Decision, Ladies? Call Bill Napoli.” 13 April 2006

http://www.inthesetimes.com/site/main/article/2595/

For Further Information: Stephanie McMillan. Official Website. Accessed 30 June 2013.

http://stephaniemcmillan.org

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