Life Legal Minnesota Annual Benefit Dinner April 20, 2024 | 6 PM

April 20, 2024 | 6:00 pm

Bloomington Event Center
1114 American Blvd W
Bloomington, MN 55420

Keynote Speaker Michael Kenney

Michael is a lawyer, author, educator, and filmmaker. He practiced law for 13 years before serving 21 years in Catholic education (Asst. Dean at two law schools, VP at a university, President of a high school). He has published several articles and co-authored In God We Trust: Morally Responsible Investing. His film credits include Unplanned and Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Law School (J.D.), and George Washington University Law School (LL.M.), his final law school paper emphasized the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause as the basis for protecting pre-born children. He currently serves as President of Pro-Life Partners Foundation, an entity dedicating to building a Culture of Life. Michael is married to Mary Claire, and they have seven children.

Topic of Keynote SpeechLincoln: On Behalf of Life

In 1849, following his first and only term in Congress, Lincoln retired from politics and returned to the practice of law. He then successfully practiced law for five years.

What prompted him to return to public life? Federal legislation that permitted the expansion of slavery by popular sovereignty (i.e., democracy, majority vote).

This presentation imagines Lincoln returning in 2024, prompted once again by popular sovereignty, this time concerning the fate of preborn human beings.

· How might Lincoln address the prevailing issue of our time?

· How might he respond to cases and controversies bearing on this issue?

· What would he say about the role of the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration?

This presentation weaves stories of hope and suggests a way forward. In the end is our beginning. Endowed by our Creator. Upholding inalienable rights. And recommitting to our Constitutional way of government to secure the Blessings of Liberty for ourselves and our Posterity.

6:00 pm | Reception
6:35 pm | Dinner Buffet
7:20 pm | Program

Thank You to our Table Sponsors
Catholic United Financial
AALFA Family Clinic
Saint Teresa Clinic

Please call Life Legal at 707.224.6675 for more information.

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