Ethics and Public Policy Center
(EPPC) is a Washington, D.C.-based socially-conservative interest group.
Formed in 1976 by
Ernest W. Lefever
, who was its president until 1989,
the group describes itself as "dedicated to applying the Judeo-Christian
moral tradition to critical
issues of public policy
Since 2003 EPPC has published the New Atlantis magazine
quarterly journal about the social and political dimensions of
The current president of EPPC is M. Edward Whelan
III, former Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the
Office of Legal Counsel in
the U.S. Department of Justice. George Weigel
serves as Distinguished Senior Fellow for the Center.