I am also the founder and president of Sacred Heart Medical, Inc., aMinnesota corporation that sells and markets medical devices manufactured by AnnexMedical.4.
I founded Annex Medical in the basement of my residential home in 1988.In 1989, Annex Medical moved into a commercial facility. In 2000, Annex Medicalmoved into its current facility, located at 6018 Blue Circle Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota55343.5.
Annex Medical was incorporated on September 18, 1988.6.
Annex Medical has been a family-owned business since 1996. Itsshareholders consist exclusively of family members—me and the estate of my recentlydeceased father, Dean Lind. I own 202,782 shares of Annex Medical stock, orapproximately 96.5 percent of the shares, and the estate of Dean Lind owns the remaining7,208 shares.7.
I am a devout Catholic and am steadfastly committed to following thereligious, ethical and moral teachings of the Catholic Church.8.
I attend Holy Trinity Parish, where my pastor is Father John Echert.9.
I sincerely believe and strive to adhere to Catholic teaching on the sanctityof life, including the belief that contraception, sterilization, abortion and use of abortifacient drugs are intrinsically evil and immoral because they are capable of preventing or destroying a human life. (
Verified Complaint (“VC”) ¶¶ 47-52.)10.
I sincerely believe and strive to adhere to Catholic teaching on providingfor the physical needs of my employees. (VC ¶¶ 56-57.) Consistent with this teaching, I
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