The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to announce that Jennifer Bryson, Ph.D., has joined EPPC as a Fellow in EPPC’s Catholic Women’s Forum. At EPPC she will focus on translating the works of the Catholic writer Ida Friederike Görres from German to English.
EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Severino comments on Secretary Xavier Becerra’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will immediately begin enforcing prohibitions on “sex” discrimination in health care under Section 1557 of Obamacare to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
EPPC’s Theology of Home Project will focus on equipping biblically orthodox Americans in living out the faith under the challenging new circumstances of twenty-first century America.
The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to announce that David Gortler and Rachel N. Morrison have joined EPPC to serve on EPPC’s HHS Accountability Project, which monitors HHS not only for waste and abuse, but for actions that threaten the civil rights of and quality of healthcare for all Americans.
EPPC has organized a statement from leading pro-life Catholic scholars to explain why it is morally acceptable for pro-life citizens to receive any of the COVID-19 vaccines currently available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.