Natalie Dodson

Policy Analyst

Natalie Dodson is a Policy Analyst at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where she works on a range of initiatives focusing on sexuality, gender ideology, religious liberty, health care rights of conscience, abortion, and nondiscrimination in EPPC’s HHS Accountability Project.

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Natalie Dodson is a Policy Analyst at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where she works on a range of initiatives focusing on sexuality, gender ideology, religious liberty, health care rights of conscience, abortion, and nondiscrimination in EPPC’s HHS Accountability Project.

Before joining EPPC, Ms. Dodson was a Government Affairs Fellow at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, defending religious freedom for all. She also worked for her alma mater, the University of Dallas, as the Special Assistant to the President.

She received her B.A. in Politics and a concentration in Legal Studies from the University of Dallas. Ms. Dodson is currently pursuing an MA in Government at Hillsdale College.

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EPPC Scholars Meet with Federal Officials to Discuss Concerns in Expansive EEOC Pregnant Workers Fairness…

Rachel N. Morrison

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, EPPC scholars Rachel N. Morrison and Natalie Dodson met with federal government officials to oppose…

PDF / February 1, 2024

EPPC Scholar Responds to CDC’s Proposed Notice on Assisted Reproductive Technology 

Natalie Dodson

On January 29, 2024, EPPC scholar Natalie Dodson submitted a public comment responding to a proposed notice by the Centers…

PDF / January 30, 2024

When will women get real reproductive health care in America?

Natalie Dodson

A pro-contraception message could turn the tide for “young voters” in a post-Roe world.

Articles

The Hill / January 9, 2024

EPPC Scholars Comment on EEOC Proposed Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Regulations  

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We are deeply committed to supporting pregnant women, mothers, and their unborn children, including in the workplace.

PDF / October 11, 2023

EPPC Scholars Submit Comment Opposing HHS’s Proposed HHS Grants Rule 

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The scholars urged HHS to withdraw the proposal. 

PDF / September 12, 2023

EPPC Scholars Meet with Federal Officials to Discuss Abortion Concerns in the Anticipated Pregnant Workers…

Eric Kniffin

The Supreme Court’s recent emphasis on the major questions doctrine emphasizes the legal significance of Congress decision, months after this Administration declared its intention to protect as broadly as possible women’s ability to terminate their unborn children, not to specifically protect abortion in this law.

PDF / July 10, 2023

EPPC Scholars Meet with Federal Officials to Discuss Concerns over Anticipated Health and Humans Services…

Eric Kniffin

When selecting service providers for government programs, the government must treat religious and secular providers the same.

PDF / June 21, 2023

EPPC Scholars Submit Comments Opposing HIPAA Privacy Reproductive Health Care Privacy Rule 

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The Proposed Rule will likely intimidate hospitals and health care professionals into underreporting important information to state officials.

PDF / June 16, 2023

HHS’s Crusade Against Religious Freedom and Conscience Rights in Healthcare

Rachel N. Morrison

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently threatened to strip federal funding from an Oklahoma Catholic hospital. The reason? The hospital had a small sacred candle lit in its chapel.

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EPPC Scholars Submit Comment Opposing Contraceptive Mandate Proposed Rule

Rachel N. Morrison

The Departments fail to establish a need for the Proposed Rule.

PDF / April 4, 2023

EPPC Scholars Submit Comment Opposing ED’s Proposed Rescission of Religious Student Group Protections

Rachel N. Morrison

On Friday, March 24, 2023, EPPC scholars Rachel N. Morrison and Natalie Dodson submitted a public comment opposing the U.S….

PDF / March 24, 2023

EPPC Scholars Submit Comment Opposing HHS’s Proposed Rule on Conscience Rights in Health Care

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On March 6, 2023, EPPC scholars Rachel N. Morrison, Eric Kniffin, Mary Rice Hasson, and Natalie Dodson submitted a public…

PDF / March 7, 2023