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Deadline for independence - Schlafly

Date: July 11, 1981
Type: Political cartoon

A group of 5 men wearing 18th-century attire and wigs is gathered around. One holds a scroll labeled "Declaration of..." One of the men is holding a letter and says, "It's from Phyllis Schlafly. She says our one year deadline for Independence is almost up."

Phyllis Schlafly opposed the confirmation of Justice O'Connor in 1981 due to concerns about her position on abortion.

Source: Dayton Daily News