The Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) is a conservative Washington, D.C.-based think tank and advocacy group. Founded in 1976, the group describes itself as “dedicated to applying the Judeo-Christian moral tradition to critical public policy issues” and advocacy of founding principles such as the rule of law.
Funded by / Ownership
The EPPC is a qualified 501(c)(3) organization that is funded through donations.
Analysis / Bias
In reviewing the contents of their website, they often republish news articles from other sources, such as National Review, which is right Biased and Mostly factual in reporting. Articles and headlines contain emotionally loaded language, such as this Biden’s FDA Supports Vaccinating America’s Infants While his CDC Selectively Ignores Risks From Illegal Immigrants.
Editorially, almost all stories favor a conservative perspective with opposition to abortion, and the promotion of Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy, such as this FDA Pushes To Authorize Novavax’s Covid-19 Vaccine Despite Serious Cardiovascular Safety Issues. In general, the EPPC holds a strong conservative bias and relies on sources that frequently fail fact checks.
Failed Fact Checks
- None, but they rely on sources who fail fact checks routinely.
Overall, we rate the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) right based on editorial positions that consistently favor the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the use of poor sources who frequently fail fact checks. (D. Van Zandt 9/14/2017) Updated (10/03/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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