Chris Gacek

Coalitions Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Chris Gacek is the Coalitions Senior Research Fellow at Family Research Council. Dr. Gacek received a Bachelors of Science in economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a Masters and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

He has previously worked for the Heritage Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (as a law clerk), the Federal Communications Commission, and a subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (Sen. Tom Coburn, Chairman).

Dr. Gacek is the author of The Logic of Force: the Dilemma of Limited War in American Foreign Policy (Columbia Univ. Press, 1994).

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Recent Activity

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 2023

Virginia Aabram, Jody Hice, Jeff Landry, Chris Gacek, Dr. Ingrid Skop

‘Sincere and Humble Thanks’: George Washington’s Vision for American Thanksgiving

No, Secretary Austin, Pro-Life Protections Are Not Harming Military Readiness

Holocaust Remembrance Day: "Never Again"

The Resurgence of History's Oldest Hatred

On Holocaust Remembrance Day: We must confront today's antisemitism

75 Years Ago Today: A D-Day Prayer

77 Years Ago Today: The Battle of Midway

Chris Gacek, John Bursch, Maria Teffler, David Horowitz

Sen. Roy Blunt, Rep. Andy Harris, Terry Jeffrey, Chris Gacek, David Closson, Mary Beth Waddell

Sen. Mike Lee, Valerie Richardson, Sarah Perry, Chris Gacek

Are walls 'an immorality?' Not according to the Bible

Scalise Shooting Declared to be an Act of Terrorism Under Virginia Law, So Why is the FBI Confused?

Even Liberal Feminists Can't Resist Committed Love and Marriage

A Fitting Tribute to Memorial Day

The Plight of Jews in Pakistan

Christianity in Iraq Appears Doomed to Extinction

Judge Neil Gorsuch: The Case for Confirmation

"Big Abortion" Wants the Dangerous Pregnancy-Destroying Drug Mifepristone (RU-486) Sold in Local Pharmacies

The Condescension of the Establishment Media Regarding Life

Supreme Court Nominations: Filling Justice Scalia's Seat and Beyond

The ACC's Bullying of North Carolina is Unacceptable

Protect Your Military Chaplains from a Bully

The Islamic State (ISIS) Lays Out Its Plan for Christians

Family Research Council Submits Amicus Brief in Kansas Supreme Court Abortion Case

A Supreme Decision: Filling Scalia's Seat

FRC Asks Supreme Court to Make Abortion Centers Accountable to Health and Safety Standards

Beware of False Rhetoric on Chinese Population Control Modifications

Sexual Abuse of "Dancing Boys" in Afghanistan - Bacha Bazi and Its Impact on Americans Serving There

The Short Walk to Barbarity

Obergefell Prompts Instant, Unflinching Resistance in the True Church Reaction of Tenth Presbyterian (Philadelphia)

Support for Israel is Declining in Democrat Party

Supreme Court Provides Relief to Several Pennsylvania Charities from Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

Internal Chinese Populations

Russell Moore Considers Spiritual Warfare & Adoption

Adoption May Not Always Be Perfect, but It Saves a Life

Upcoming Marriage Case Puts Court's Credibility At Risk

A Great Man Honored: Jean Vanier (2015 Templeton Prize)

Desperate Times for Christians in Syria

Blinded by Liberalism - Our President and His State Department

The SPLC places Dr. Ben Carson on an "Extremist Watch List"

The Dreyfus Affair: One Historic Landmark for Jews in France

Trending Massively: The Counter-Cultural Movement for Modest Fashions

Fashion Isn\u00BFt the Most Important Thing to Come Out of Milan

Sketchy Judicial Assignments in Ninth Circuit Marriage Cases

FRC Files Amicus Brief in Fifth Circuit Marriage Appeal

Does the Sexual Predation of Children Have to be Tolerated and Ignored?

Brittany Maynard Needs to Go to a Basketball Game

The Fourth Circuit Gets It Fundamentally Wrong on Marriage

The Tenth Circuit's Kitchen v. Herbert Flubs Fundamental Rights Analysis

Vincente Del Bosque, Spain's Greatest "Football" Coach, and Pure Love

FRC Files Amicus Brief in Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Case

Recognizing Family Decline as a Driver for Income Inequality

Another Maternal RU-486 Fatality - This Time in Ital

Truth is the Greatest Weapon

America's Amateur Hour on Foreign Policy

Crowding Out by Obamacare

Wahlburgers -- An Appetizing New Show about a Devoted Family

Is this the Sort of Person You Want to Run the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice?

Obamacare: America's Personal, Political, and Economic Wrecking Ball

Gordon Chang Gives Details of China's Paltry One-Child Policy Changes

Obamacare Comes into Sharper Focus

Millennials Have a Tough Economic Row to Hoe

Adding Insult to Injury: The Latest Shoe to Drop in Today\u00BFs College Scam

Student Reliance on Federal College Aid and Debt at Highest Levels Ever

Some More College Debt News: Domestic and International

Update on Murder Prosecution in Tampa, Florida

Unborn Victims of Violence Act Used in Tampa

The College Debt Crisis Is Not Going Away

Fifty Questions to Ask Before Going to College

Gosnell Grand Jury Report

Your Kids Belong to the Collective -- Resistance is Futile

Oral Arguments on DoMA at the Supreme Court Today

An Era Ends: Sheet Music Magazine Publishes Its Last Edition

Amicus Brief: Baxter v. Montana

Politicized Science: the Manipulated Approval of RU-486 and Its Dangers to Women's Health

Chris Gacek, Coalitions Senior Research Fellow