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EPPC Scholars Submit Comment Supporting Virginia School Policies that Revoke Gender Ideology and Restore Respect…

Rachel N. Morrison

We applaud Virginia’s concrete action to respect parental rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and laws of Virginia and to ensure privacy, dignity, and respect for all students in Virginia schools.

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Public Comment / October 26, 2022

Department of Veterans Affairs Interim Final Rule on Abortion

Rachel N. Morrison

Legal challenges to the IFR are possible, including on the grounds that the IFR exceeds the VA’s statutory authority and there is no “good cause” to issue an IFR and short-circuit the normal rulemaking process.

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The Federalist Society / October 18, 2022

EPPC Scholars Submit Public Comment Opposing Veterans Affairs Rule Requiring Abortion Benefits 

Rachel N. Morrison

The VA’s claim that abortion under the IFR is ‘needed’ and ‘medically necessary and appropriate’ is arbitrary and capricious. Abortion is not healthcare, abortion harms women, and women do not need abortion to succeed.

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Federal Register / October 11, 2022

Transgenderism interferes with both science and God’s design

David Gortler

“Do not plant your vineyard with two types of seed; if you do, the entire harvest will be defiled — both the crop you plant and the fruit of your vineyard” — Deuteronomy 22:9

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The Christian Post / October 10, 2022

Allowing Biological Males in Women’s Sports is Scientifically Unsound

David Gortler

Surreal progressive colleges, universities, and athletic organizations want to ignore biology and encourage the Kafkaesque.

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Newsweek / October 6, 2022

EPPC Scholars Submit Public Comment Opposing HHS Section 1557 Proposed Transgender Mandate in Healthcare

Rachel N. Morrison

It will be the height of arbitrariness and capriciousness to finalize such a dangerous rule in the face of these and the many other grave harms identified in this comment when they are not only not mandated by Congress, but go against the very statute the Proposed Rule purports to enforce.

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/ October 3, 2022

EPPC Scholar Files Brief Asking Supreme Court to Restore Religious Accommodation Protections for Employees

Rachel N. Morrison

Without intervention by the Court, Hardison will continue to effectively nullify the vital religious protections guaranteed by Title VII.

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/ September 26, 2022

Businesses Should Think Twice About Abortion Benefits

Rachel N. Morrison

Corporations’ abortion travel benefits may constitute pregnancy discrimination and disability discrimination.

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FOX News / September 21, 2022

EPPC Scholars Submit Comment Opposing Proposed Title IX Rule

Rachel N. Morrison

On September 12, EPPC Fellow Rachel N. Morrison and Kate O’Beirne Senior Fellow Mary Rice Hasson submitted a public comment opposing a proposed rule…

PDF / September 13, 2022

HHS Imposes Transgender Mandate in Health Care

Rachel N. Morrison

In accord with the Biden administration’s “health equity” and gender identity policy priorities, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed new nondiscrimination regulations under Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .

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The Federalist Society / September 8, 2022

The Medical Community Should Care About Biden’s Proposed Title IX Regulations

Rachel N. Morrison

HS is using a nondiscrimination law to push a medical standard of care.

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National Review Online / August 31, 2022

EPPC Scholar Meets with Federal Officials to Oppose a Proposal to Eliminate Protections for Faith-Based…

Rachel N. Morrison

Despite broad protections for faith-based contractors in law, the proposal would limit which contractors can qualify for religious exemption and would prohibit faith-based contractors from making employment decisions based on sincere religious beliefs and tenets.

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