Mary Rice Hasson Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

The Equality Act and the End of ‘Females’

The Equality Act spells disaster—not only for females, but for all of us who believe that our laws and language must be grounded in reality.

INTERVIEW: Mary Rice Hasson on Person and Identity Project

EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Rice Hasson spoke with Rod Dreher of The American Conservative about the launch of the Person and Identity Project, a new web resource from EPPC’s Catholic Women’s Forum that provides formation, resources, and pastoral guidance on issues of faith, “gender,” and sexual identity.

What Catholics Need to Know About Biden’s Executive Order on Gender Identity

The disparate reactions to President Biden’s executive order on gender identity represent more than America’s polarized politics; they hint at deeper conflicts over the nature of the human person and the common good.

‘It Isn’t Hate to Speak the Truth’: J.K. Rowling Takes a Stand against Gender Ideology, and We Should Stand with Her

The transgender movement’s rapid redefinition of what it means to be a human person — who we are — threatens our culture, religious freedom and human flourishing.

COVID-19 Relief and Saving Catholic Schools

Catholic schools, along with other faith-based schools, are a vital gift to the families they serve and to our country. America’s COVID-19 relief efforts should support the educational choices of all families and work to save Catholic schools.

The Pope Is Catholic After All

Pope Francis’s affirmation of church doctrine is encouraging for anxious parishioners.

Why States Are Trying to End Hormones, Surgeries for Gender-Confused Children

In nearly a dozen states, lawmakers are seeking to ban experimental medical treatments for children who experience gender dysphoria or who identify as transgender.

The War on Parents’ Rights

Public schools across the country routinely invoke district “gender policies” to justify hiding information about children’s gender transitions from their parents.

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.