Welcome to the Commonwealth Policy Foundation

The Commonwealth Policy Foundation (CPF) is dedicated to preserving the bedrock values of life, marriage, religious freedom and fiscal responsibility in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It affirms as stated in the Kentucky Constitution that our civil, political and religious liberties come from God. To that end, it seeks to educate the general public on critical issues of the day, protect our freedoms, and work for policies that grow the Commonwealth. CPF is a 501c(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization.

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Special Election Edition
Posted October 15, 2018

Controversial Census Questions
Posted October 9, 2018

Principles of Justice
Posted October 2, 2018

Marsy's Law with Whitney Westerfield
Posted September 25, 2018

Alpha Alternative
Posted September 19, 2018

Posted September 11, 2018

In God We Trust
Posted September 4, 2018

Responding to the Alt Right
Posted August 27, 2018

Fairness Ordinances
Posted August 20, 2018

The Rise of Transgenderism
Posted August 7, 2018

Posted August 1, 2018

Interview with Wayne Lewis
Posted July 30, 2018

Immigration Policy
Posted July 23, 2018

Supreme Court Nomination
Posted July 16, 2018

The Importance of Life
Posted July 11, 2018

The Importance of Marriage
Posted July 4, 2018

The Importance of Religious Liberty
Posted June 27, 2018

Examining the Most Important Pillars of Society
Posted June 20, 2018

Teenagers are Impacting Kentucky for Good
Posted June 13, 2018

The Supreme Court Protects Religious Liberty
Posted June 6, 2018

All About Freedom
Posted May 30, 2018

A Conversation with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton
Posted May 23, 2018

Understanding Gender Identity with Dr. Glenn Stanton
Posted May 16, 2018

Kentucky's Upcoming Primary Election
Posted May 9, 2018

What are Public Charter Schools?
Posted April 25, 2018

A Review of the 2018 General Assembly Session
Posted April 18, 2018

Five Thoughts about Kentucky's Financial Crisis
Posted April 11, 2018

Building Strong and Healthy Marriages with Grace Marriage
Posted March 28, 2018

The Importance of Truth in Public Policy
Posted March 21, 2018

A Potential Opportunity for School Choice with Dr. Gary Houchens and Rep. John Carney
Posted March 14, 2018

Kentucky's Child Bride Bill Moves Forward in the 2018 General Assembly
Posted March 7, 2018

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Opinion & Blog

What to Look for in a Candidate
October 19, 2018 by Staff
The election is just over two weeks away but many are wondering what to look for in choosing a candidate. There are two important questions to ask: what is their character and what are their principles. Character is everything in a leader. Ask whether they're trustworthy and honest. How have they treated people in their dealings? Are they fair? Have they lived a life of virtue? Can they ...
Is Pot Harmless?
October 18, 2018 by Staff
Is smoking pot harmless? The group called Legalize Kentucky Now would have us believe there's no downside to smoking pot. Some even claim that it's never led to any deaths. Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational use of marijuana and in 2016 there were 51 traffic fatalities directly related to pot use. More than 450,000 emergency room visits are related to impairment fr...
3 of 4 Black Youth in Detention
October 17, 2018 by Staff
The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting recently reported that three out of every four inmates at Louisville's youth detention center are black. The implication is that the system is somehow unfair to blacks. Institutional racism has been a stain on our country, but is it happening in this case? The article failed to point out the breakdown of the family in the inner city. Nor di...

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