Mary Rice Hasson

Votes, Quotas, and Titles: Missing the Point About Women

Some synod interventions (or at least news reports of such interventions) that address women’s participation and leadership in the Church seem infected with mirror strains of an old feminist virus. 

Addressing the Wounds of Abortion

While it is true that many women have experienced abortion, it is not true that it is their “best choice.” Many women who share this experience are dedicated to helping other women avoid making the same mistake.

AUDIO: Mona Charen and Mary Hasson Discuss Feminism and More on Conversations with Consequences Podcast

EPPC Senior Fellow Mona Charen and EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Hasson appeared on the Catholic Association’s podcast Conversations with Consequences to discuss feminism, marriage, life, and love. Ms. Charen also discussed her recent book Sex Matters.

‘Gender-Inclusive Puberty’ Is The Latest Myth Peddled By Trans Activists

Trans activists are now teaching that bodies follow patterns, not rules; sterilizing teens is no big deal; and that there are many pathways to adult bodies.

AUDIO: Mary Hasson on the Gender Inclusive Agenda in Public Schools

EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Rice Hasson appeared on the Issues, Etc. radio program to discuss the threat of gender ideology in public schools – the theme of Mrs. Hasson’s book Get Out Now (co-authored with Theresa Farnan).

VIDEO: Mary Hasson on the Cultural Crisis in Public Schools

EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Hasson spoke at an event sponsored by Parents’ Rights in Education on the cultural crisis in American public schools, titled “Should We Stay or Should We Go?”

Most Catholic Kids in Public School Leave the Church

One hour a week of religious education cannot possibly counter a child’s daily immersion in gender ideology. Parents, clergy, and Catholic philanthropists need to see what’s happening and enable all Catholic kids to receive a Catholic education.

VIDEO: Mary Hasson at UN Panel on Gender Equality and Gender Ideology

EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Rice Hasson appeared on a United Nations panel discussing how new interpretations of gender are affecting the identity, equality, privacy, and safety of girls and women, how schools and social protection systems are being affected, and what the bioethical, physical and psychological consequences of implementing these new interpretations are.

VIDEO: Mary Hasson at UN Panel on Valuing Unpaid Work and Caregiving

EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Rice Hasson appeared on a United Nations panel discussing how valuing unpaid work and caregiving is more than a question of “uncompensated labor” but one that involves human dignity, the dignity of work, the importance of the family as a basic unit of society and school of virtue, and the principle of subsidiarity.

The Future of the Church: Synod, Scandal, and Solace

The ongoing sexual abuse scandal has caused tumult in the Catholic Church in America and around the world, as bishops search for the right path forward, and faithful priests and parishioners seek answers and accountability. At the same time, lay Catholics are trying to navigate complex conversations and competing media narratives about the Synod on Youth that took place at the Vatican last October.

In this season of synod and scandal, what do Catholics need to know? And where shall we find solace?