Edward Whelan Publications

Falling Down on the Job

Weekly Standard | Published on February 17, 2014

By Edward Whelan

State attorneys general who fail to defend state marriage laws violate their ethical duties and undermine the rule of law.

Judge Sykes Versus Judge Rovner on the HHS Mandate

National Review Online | Published on November 19, 2013

By Edward Whelan

A careful examination of the competing majority and dissenting opinions in a recent Seventh Circuit ruling shows that the majority faithfully applied religious-liberty principles in granting relief against the HHS contraception mandate and that the dissent repeatedly defied Supreme Court precedent.

Richard A. Posner’s Reflections on Judging

National Review Online | Published on October 21, 2013

By Edward Whelan

In his latest copy-and-paste compilation, Seventh Circuit judge Richard Posner somehow sees fit to republish his reckless smear of the recent book, Reading Law, co-authored by Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan Garner.

Non-Discrimination Principles Versus Civil Liberties

United States Commission on Civil Rights | Published on March 1, 2013

By Edward Whelan

In testimony invited by the United States Commission on Civil Rights, EPPC President Ed Whelan explains that the sweeping application of non-discrimination principles poses an increasingly severe threat to civil liberties, especially to our first liberty of religious freedom.

EPPC President Ed Whelan on CNN

CNN | Published on February 2, 2013

By Edward Whelan

On CNN, EPPC President Ed Whelan debates the Boy Scouts’ proposed change of policy on gays.