HHS Accountability Project publication

On Boosters, It’s the White House vs FDA vs CDC vs Fauci vs ‘The Science’

David Gortler

Medicine and health never used to consider politics a relevant data point, but the FDA’s recent silence and back-bending shows this is no longer so. And the FDA is not alone.

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Newsweek / September 29, 2021

Who Has Been Politicizing the HHS Office for Civil Rights?

Roger Severino

Under HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, and under the day-to-day direction of a political appointee, the HHS Office for Civil Rights has lost its way and is being politicized beyond all recognition.

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National Review Online / September 18, 2021

DOJ Swings Back at Texas, and Whiffs

Roger Severino

The Department of Justice’s lawsuit challenging the Texas Heartbeat Act is so riddled with holes that it will likely lose at the Supreme Court just as Planned Parenthood’s suit did.

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Newsweek / September 16, 2021

White House Mandates Pfizer Vaccines for Millions of Citizens … Before the FDA Clinical or…

David Gortler

Americans are entitled to make informed decisions, and the FDA should disclose its safety and efficacy reviews of Covid-19 vaccines for all to see.

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Forbes / September 15, 2021

Texas’s Absolutely Genius Victory for Life

Roger Severino

The genius of the Texas Heartbeat Act was applying existing legal concepts and frameworks to neutralize the abortion industry’s most potent weapon, the pre-enforcement challenge.

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National Review Online / September 3, 2021

How the FDA’s Lack of Transparency Undermines Public Trust

David Gortler

As the arbiters of drug safety and efficacy, we all entrust the FDA to conduct comprehensive reviews of data. In turn, the FDA ought to embrace the public’s legitimate concern and welcome scientific discussion regarding its decisions.

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Forbes / August 24, 2021

Becerra and Biden Betray Medical Professionals Being Forced to Assist in Abortions

Roger Severino

We now know, if there was ever any doubt, that Biden and Becerra’s first loyalty is not to their proclaimed Catholic faith or to the law, but to abortion, abortion, and more abortion.

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National Review Online / August 3, 2021

How Biden’s COVID-Testing Mandate Violates Civil Rights

Roger Severino

President Biden announced that all federal workers who do not get vaccinated for COVID-19 will face a series of burdens and intrusions designed to raise the costs of not submitting to the shot(s). This is a threat to civil liberties that violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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National Review Online / July 31, 2021

EPPC Scholar Comment Opposing Proposed HHS Insurance Regulations

Rachel N. Morrison

EPPC Policy Analyst Rachel N. Morrison submitted a public comment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services objecting to a proposed rule related to separate payments for abortion services and other insurance regulations.

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Publications / July 29, 2021

Unforgivable Hypocrisy From FDA’s Career CDER Leadership

David Gortler

The same career FDA bureaucrat who loudly crowed about “following the science” to discredit President Trump has approved a failed Alzheimer’s drug.

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Forbes / July 19, 2021

Separate Payments for Abortion Services and Other Changes in HHS’s Proposed Insurance Regulations

Rachel N. Morrison

A new rule proposed by HHS would, among other changes, reverse Trump-era insurance regulations requiring separate billing and collection of payments for certain abortion services.

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Revisiting Harris Funeral Homes’ Compelling Government Interest Analysis After Fulton

Rachel N. Morrison

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After Fulton, the Sixth Circuit’s compelling interest analysis in Harris Funeral Homes cannot stand. Courts cannot credit the alleged compelling government interest of non-discrimination by ignoring the constitutional guarantee of free exercise.

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National Review Online / July 8, 2021