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Join Us for Our Luncheon Meeting!

Thursday, May 19, 2016
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Pier 22 Restaurant
1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton 

Where Do My Rights End and
Your Rights Begin?

Recently "religious freedom" laws and "bathroom bills" have begun popping up for debate and even passage in some states. Some believe these laws are blatant discrimination wrapped in religion. While others believe that these laws are important to protect our personal and religious values. Still others, who have no issue with the LGBT community - feel this may create a  safety loophole, or "grey area" for sexual predators to target young children. Recent examples of these laws have been passed in Indiana, Mississippi and North Carolina. And there is certainly no shortage of emotion on all sides of the argument.
To date, even large corporations like Target and Disney have jumped in to take a stance on the bathroom discussion, and many companies are threatening to pull out of states who pass laws that many feel are discriminatory. Questions on these topics have now reached up to the Presidential level, with each candidate taking a stand. And the United Kingdom has issued travel warnings to North Carolina and Mississippi based on these recent law changes.
With the controversy surrounding the laws in those states, and the high probability of these issues being brought to our legislature in the next session, Tiger Bay will be hosting a great panel on both sides of the issues, including a constitutional law professor from Stetson Law School to help us all better understand the legal battle. Please join us to hear how these laws can impact  economic development, our personal liberties and our entire community.

Michael P. Allen, Esq.
Professor and Associate Dean
Stetson University College of Law

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Gina Leigh Duncan

Equality Florida Action, Inc.
Director of Transgender Inclusion

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Dr. J. Phillip Hamm

Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church of Palmetto

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Register Now for Our Luncheon Meeting!

Due to limited seating, advance reservations are requested. Payment must be made before, or the day of, the luncheon. Reservations close at Noon on the Tuesday before meeting.  

Manatee Tiger Bay Club reserves the right  to bill anyone with a reservation who does not cancel by Noon on Tuesday.

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Manatee Tiger Bay Club?

Manatee Tiger Bay Club is a place where knowledgeable speakers come to answer your questions.  Substantive questions from our members keep our meetings lively and engaging.  Our organization thrives when members come prepared to jump right in and ask key questions. Manatee Tiger Bay meetings are televised by METV, so we have a chance to elevate the conversations that matter around the County, well beyond our meetings.

Join Manatee Tiger Bay Club to be part of the discussion; only members can ask questions, although guests are welcome to attend.  Listen with interest, critically, and stand up to ask the questions that are important to you.  Our members are the true stars of every program!
2016 Membership Levels
Individual: $100.00
Non-Profit: $200.00
Corporate: $300.00

Cost of Lunch
Members:  $20.00
Non-Members or Guests:  $25.00
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