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Timely Topics- Article 5 and The Threat to the US Constitution
Join us for our October Timely Topic with guest speaker Dennis Burns, chair of the State Advisory Board of Common Cause NC
Mr. Burns will be discussing recent national efforts to revise the Constitution as well as the ramifications of these efforts and the recent Supreme Court’s Moore Vs. Harper case.
The session is free to League members and guests but registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch as food will not be provided. There is ample parking and directional signage will lead attendees to the event space.
Common Cause is a non-partisan group that has advocated for improved paper based voting machines, battled against unrestricted campaign funding, and racially targeted voting restrictions and gerrymandered voting maps.
About the speaker
Dennis Burns – Dennis is the current chair of the State Advisory Board of Common Cause North Carolina. He originally became involved in North Carolina election reform with a non-partisan group advocating for improved paper based voting machines as well as defined recount measures.
In the past decade CCNC has led the battles against unrestricted campaign funding, racially targeted voting restrictions and unfair maps created by politicians’ gerrymandering.
Before retiring, Dennis was a partner at Technology Commercialization Group, an international development consulting firm in Research Triangle Park and was a president or general manager of several North Carolina biotech and medical device companies.
In addition, Dennis was a Founding Board member of the North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NC BIO) and had a 25-year career as a marketing and licensing executive at three Johnson & Johnson companies and at Richardson-Vicks. He is a resident of Raleigh.
Thursday, October 19, 2023, 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Highland Methodist Church<br />Bradley Hall (basement meeting space)
1901 Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Registration is required
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Monday, October 16, 2023 at 12:01 AM