The Hill: The Susan B. Anthony List Gala

This article originally appeared on The Hill’s Washington Scene on February 24, 2011.

The Susan B. Anthony List Gala         

By: Kate Oczypok

Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli, Teiro Cuccinelli, Karen Pence and Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)

The Susan B. Anthony List had its fourth annual gala Wednesday evening at the Willard Hotel. Honorary co-hosts Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) and his wife Karen welcomed hundreds to the event which honored Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) for her efforts in the pro-life moment.

Those who received the annual Susan B. Anthony Young Leader Awards included State Rep. Rachel Burgin (FL-56), Catherine Foster, Sarah Makin and Chelsea Rearick. All have made significant contributions to the pro-life arena.

Many members of Congress were spotted at the event including Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.).

“We are at the beginning of the end of Roe v. Wade,” Pence said in his keynote speech. “We must never remain silent when great moral struggles are being waged.”

Irish tenor Anthony Kearns entertained the audience between courses, which included filet and crabcakes and a lime chibouste.

— Report by Kate Oczypok and photographs courtesy of Susan B. Anthony List

Mary Ellen Bork presenting the Young Leader Award to winner FL State Rep. Rachel Burgin    

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) speaking with former Congresswoman (and SBA List Votes Have Consequences project director) Marilyn Musgrave in the background


Distinguished Leader Award winner Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.)    

Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) speaking    

SBA List Pres. Marjorie Dannenfelser and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.)

Rob Kania, SBA Board Member and his sons Robbie and Luke Kania    

SBA List chairman of the board Jane Abraham chatting with Polling Company President Kellyanne Conway

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