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EPPC Welcomes Gabrielle Girgis, Nathanael Blake as Inaugural Postdoctoral Fellows

The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to announce the creation of a Postdoctoral Fellowship, and the selection of Dr. Gabrielle M. Girgis and Dr. Nathanael Blake as EPPC’s inaugural Postdoctoral Fellows.

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EPPC’s Roger Severino: Today’s Hearing Was Devastating for Xavier Becerra’s Nomination

EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Severino, who directs EPPC’s HHS Accountability Project, offered comments on today’s hearing for Xavier Becerra’s nomination for HHS Secretary. Mr. Severino served as Director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2017 to 2021.

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EPPC Scholars Offer Comments on the Equality Act

Scholars at the Ethics and Public Policy Center today weighed in on the Equality Act, which was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate this week, and which is expected to receive a vote in the House next week.

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EPPC Scholars Sound Alarm on Becerra Nomination, Warn of Threats to Life, Conscience, and Religious…

EPPC President Ryan T. Anderson and EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Severino, who directs EPPC’s HHS Accountability Project, commented on next week’s scheduled confirmation hearing for Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services, warning that Becerra’s confirmation would threaten essential life, conscience, and religious liberty protections achieved under the Trump administration.

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Noted Evangelical Scholar Andrew T. Walker to Join EPPC

The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to announce that noted evangelical scholar Andrew T. Walker has joined EPPC as a Fellow in EPPC’s Evangelicals in Civic Life program, where he will focus on the intersection of Christian ethics, public theology, and the moral principles that support civil society and sound government.

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Ed Whelan Awarded Antonin Scalia Chair in Constitutional Studies

The Ethics and Public Policy Center takes great pleasure in announcing that, with the blessing and support of the family of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow Ed Whelan has been awarded EPPC’s new Antonin Scalia Chair in Constitutional Studies.

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EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Severino Sues President Biden Over Unlawful Attempted Removal from Independent Agency

EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Severino on Wednesday filed suit in federal court seeking to prevent President Biden from removing him from the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) before the expiration of his three-year term as provided by law. Mr. Severino, the head of the HHS Civil Rights Office from March 2017 until January of this year, was appointed by President Trump to the ACUS Council in August of 2020 and reappointed in January 2021.

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Roger Severino, Transformational Former Director of HHS Office for Civil Rights, to Join EPPC as…

The Ethics and Public Policy Center today announced the appointment of Roger Severino as a Senior Fellow focused on health care policy, the administrative state, religious liberty, and civil rights. Mr. Severino will direct EPPC’s new “HHS Accountability Project,” which will monitor the Biden administration for actions that threaten quality healthcare and civil rights for all Americans, from conception to natural death.

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Ryan T. Anderson to Become Next EPPC President

Dr. Anderson will succeed Ed Whelan, who has served as EPPC president since 2004 and who will continue his scholarly work as EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow.

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EPPC Office Temporarily Closed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

By order of the mayor of Washington, D.C., EPPC has temporarily closed our physical offices. Our scholars and staff are continuing to do their work from their various locations, and we will continue to post EPPC scholars’ publications on this site.

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Francis X. Maier Joins EPPC as Senior Fellow in Catholic Studies Program

EPPC welcomes Francis X. Maier as a senior fellow in our Catholic Studies Program, where his work will focus on the intersection of Christian faith, culture, and public life, with special attention to lay formation and action.

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EPPC Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Religious-Liberty Cases

EPPC has filed an amicus brief in support of two Catholic schools in pending cases in the United States Supreme Court.

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