Roger Severino Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Why Unanimity Was So Important in the Fulton Case

With its 9-0 ruling in favor of the Fulton plaintiffs, the Supreme Court is saying people with sincere faith-informed understandings of social issues that cut against the grain of secularist thought aren’t to be treated as bigots, and government needs to back off.

Breaking: EEOC Chairwoman Unilaterally Issues Gender Guidelines

Charlotte Burrows, chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), posted a guidance document purporting to apply Bostock v. Clayton County, which redefined Title VII’s prohibitions on discrimination “because of sex” to include sexual orientation and transgender status in certain contexts.

Biden’s HHS Chooses Ideology Over Science on Transgender Issues

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and Assistant Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine seem to want to intimidate scientists, health care providers and insurers into bowing to gender identity politics without having to explain their actions to the public.

Justice Thomas Questions Censorship Power of Big Tech

A concurrence by Justice Thomas leaves us with a tantalizing question: does the First Amendment already apply to Big Tech companies because they now have more power to suppress public speech than government?

INTERVIEW: Trump’s Former Chief of HHS’ Office of Civil Rights Explains His Lawsuit Against the Biden Administration

Roger Severino was asked to step down before his term on the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States ended. Now, he has filed a suit against the Biden White House for firing him after he refused to resign.