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Group "inducts' pig into Hall of Famous Missourians

Group "inducts' pig into Hall of Famous Missourians

"War on women' cited in slam against Limbaugh bust

June 17th, 2012 in News

As "M.C. Pigg" is "inducted" into the Capitol's Hall of Famous Missourians, a masked protester holds a sign with a quote from controversial broadcaster Rush Limbaugh.

Photo by News Tribune

At least for a short while Saturday afternoon, "Male Chauvinist Pigg" was part of the Capitol's Hall of Famous Missourians.

"Missouri is overwhelmingly anti-women," said Mary Mosley of Fulton, wearing a pig-face mask like the other participants during a brief mock induction ceremony. "This started before the Republicans took over the Legislature, but it's even worse lately."

As supporters of Pigg's induction occasionally provided calls of "Sooweeee" in the background, Mosley listed a number of examples supporting her claim, including: "Missouri has never ratified the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution."