EPPC Scholars Meet with Federal Officials to Discuss Concerns Over OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Rule

Rachel N. Morrison

EPPC Policy Analyst Rachel N. Morrison and EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Severino met with federal government officials to discuss concerns over OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard Rulemaking.



Why Have Biden’s Approval Ratings Plummeted? Look to His Spending Agenda.

Henry Olsen

A recent Gallup poll shows how hard it’s going to be for Democrats to make progress on their huge domestic spending bill—and why going small best serves their political interests.


The Washington Post / October 18, 2021

Against Catacomb Christianity

Andrew T. Walker

If Christian truth claims are true, we must not cordon off those truth claims in the catacombs, but instead take them to city gates and capitol buildings of our world.


American Reformer / October 18, 2021

Is It ‘Emotional Abuse’ for Parents to Deny a Child’s ‘Transgender’ Claims?

Mary Rice Hasson

If parents are no longer free to acknowledge biological reality, speak the truth to their children, or refuse consent for ideologues to experiment on their children, then gender ideology has put freedom and truth on the chopping block — for everyone.


National Review Online / October 17, 2021

The Woke, Elvis and America’s Great Awakenings

Lance Morrow

This isn’t the first time in history that a wave of youthful righteousness has tried to transform America.


The Wall Street Journal / October 17, 2021

Thirty Years on the Supreme Court

Andrew T. Walker

Justice Clarence Thomas is the embodiment of both an American and Augustinian paradox: Through setback can come triumph, and through grit and independence can come a retrieval of America’s constitutional ideals.


World Magazine / October 16, 2021

The Failure of Evangelical Elites

Carl R. Trueman

We should not expect to be embraced by those whose thoughts and deeds contradict the truths of our faith. Nor should we seek to make our faith more palatable, lest the salt lose its savor. Accommodating the world’s demands is a fool’s errand, as anyone who reads Schleiermacher should know.


First Things / October 15, 2021

Two Cheers for Pessimism

Francis X. Maier

The Word of God is water in a desert. And a lot of thirsty hearts are out there. So this isn’t a bad time to be a Christian. It’s exactly the opposite. It’s the best time, because what we do now matters.


The Catholic Thing / October 14, 2021

The Contradictions of Absolute Academic Freedom

Nathanael Blake

The official moral relativism of absolute academic freedom makes universities self-negating institutions. No wonder many student activists are eager to fashion and enforce new norms and taboos: they realize, however inchoately, that a community of inquiry and instruction must also be one of practice, and that the liberal university fails to integrate these elements.


Public Discourse / October 13, 2021

Why the Transgender Revolution Can’t Transcend Human Nature

Andrew T. Walker

A new report from Europe confirms males have an innate advantage in sports.


On Not Buying Into the Mythology of “Prestige” Universities

George Weigel

The best of Catholic liberal arts education prepares students for any intellectual or professional endeavor—and does so in a far healthier environment than so-called “prestige schools.”


Syndicated Column / October 13, 2021

Judicial Precedents and Vaccine Mandates

Aaron Kheriaty

The 1905 Supreme Court Case of Jacobson v. Massachusetts is often cited to justify vaccine mandates and other Covid emergency measures. But what did that original case actually determine?


Substack / October 12, 2021