The Person and Identity Project

On this week’s episode of CMDA Matters, Dr. Mike Chupp and Dr. Jeff Barrows talk with Mary Hasson from the Ethics and Public Policy Center about the Person and Identity Project, which she co-founded and directs.









Meet Our Guest


Mary Rice Hasson, JD, is the Kate O’Beirne Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., where she co-founded and directs the Person and Identity Project, an initiative that equips parents and faith-based institutions to promote the truth about the human person and counter gender ideology. An attorney and policy expert, Mary has been a keynote speaker for the Holy See during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and she serves as a consultant to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family, Life and Youth. She speaks frequently at national conferences, universities and in dioceses across the country, and she has testified before the U.S. Senate, state legislatures and the Australian parliament on parents’ rights and transgender issues. While co-authoring several books, Mary’s writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, National Review, First Things, the National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor, among others. In March 2023, Mary received the Christifideles Laici award, presented at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Notre Dame Law School, Mary is married to Seamus Hasson. They are parents of seven grown children and grandparents of five.

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