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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Two Important Bills Reflecting the Importance of Life, Marriage and Sexuality
Posted January 17, 2018

Term Limits, Life, Gambling and More: Keeping us with the 2018 Legislative Session
Posted January 10, 2018

Leaders Needed: A Look at the 2018 General Assembly Session
Posted January 3, 2018

Overcoming Sexual Harassment
Posted December 15, 2017

Will the Supreme Court Uphold Religious Liberty?
Posted December 8, 2017

The Reality of Sexual Harassment
Posted December 1, 2017

The Challenge of Giving Thanks
Posted November 22, 2017

What Is Fiscal Integrity?
Posted November 10, 2017

Strong Marriages Help Make Strong Communities
Posted November 1, 2017

Does Marriage Still Matter?
Posted October 25, 2017

God and the Transgender Debate with Andrew Walker
Posted October 18, 2017

Expanded Gambling is Bad for Kentucky
Posted October 11, 2017

Racial Reconciliation in Kentucky
Posted September 20, 2017

Focusing on Kentucky's Adoption and Foster Care System
Posted September 13, 2017

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood are Suing Kentucky over Transfer Agreements
Posted September 6, 2017

The Lost Generation Threatening America - A Conversation with Scott Jennings
Posted August 25, 2017

Dealing with Political Defeat
Posted August 2, 2017

You Can Make a Difference
Posted July 28, 2017

Politics According to the Bible - A Conversation with Dr. Wayne Grudem
Posted July 12, 2017

Don't Waste Your Freedom
Posted July 5, 2017

Pursuing Virtuous Living
Posted June 28, 2017

Dominate, Separate or Tolerate - A Conversation with David French
Posted June 21, 2017

A Controversial Prayer Request for West Louisville
Posted June 6, 2017

An Interview with Governor Matt Bevin
Posted May 31, 2017

Religious Liberty - Faith in Action with Josh Hershberger
Posted May 20, 2017

Changing Times for Education in Kentucky
Posted May 12, 2017

The Sometimes Confusing Separation of Church and State
Posted April 21, 2017

A Look Back at the 2017 General Assembly Session
Posted March 24, 2017

How the Sexual Revolution Wants to Change Reality
Posted March 17, 2017

The Story of Hands On Original in Lexington, KY
Posted March 10, 2017

A Discussion on the Pro-Gay Movement and Religious Liberty with Joe Dallas
Posted March 3, 2017

The Challenge of Fairness
Posted February 24, 2017

What is Fake News and How Can You Recognize It?
Posted February 17, 2017

DriveTime on WKCT Bowling Green - An Interview with Al Cross on Rural Journalists and an Interview with Dr. Del Tackett on Is Genesis History?
Posted February 15, 2017

Pursuing Race Reconciliation
Posted February 10, 2017

A Closer Look at the Funding of Planned Parenthood in Kentucky
Posted February 1, 2017

The Frenzy in Social and Mainstream Media
Posted January 27, 2017

A Conversation with Hal Heiner and Allison Ball
Posted January 20, 2017

A Review of the First Week of the 2017 General Assembly
Posted January 13, 2017

Right to Work in Kentucky
Posted January 6, 2017

Dealing with Human Trafficking in KY
Posted November 24, 2016

A Conversation with Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton
Posted November 16, 2016

Understanding Religious Liberty with David French
Posted October 28, 2016

A Conversation with David Prince
Posted September 9, 2016

Yes, You Should Vote!
Posted September 2, 2016

Gender Issues in the Commonwealth
Posted August 26, 2016

When the Value of Marriage is Devalued
Posted August 19, 2016

Speak Well
Posted August 12, 2016

Caring for Kentucky's Hurting Children
Posted August 5, 2016

Your Dollars, Your Government and Fiscal Responsibility
Posted July 29, 2016

Is Religious Liberty at Risk?
Posted July 22, 2016

Are You Helping Others Flourish?
Posted July 15, 2016

What Shapes Your View of the World?
Posted July 8, 2016

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Feeding the Hungry
January 19, 2018 by Staff
According to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks, over 700,000 Kentuckians, don't always know where their next meal will come from. That's 1 in 6. This is tragic because we are a major agriculture region of the country. This prompted Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles to create an economic incentive for summer meal programs for the needy. The program incentivizes local food ban...
January 18, 2018 by Staff
It's no secret that Kentucky is facing a budget crunch. This year alone it needs to come up with one billion dollars in revenue to address the pension shortfall. So how should they do it? Several legislators say expanded gambling is the answer. Former governor, now current state senator Julian Carroll proposes to legalize gambling on sports. Another bill would amend the constitution to b...
Pro Life Legislation
January 17, 2018 by Staff
It seems that pro-life legislation comes up every legislative session and this one is no different. One bill modifies the recently enacted Ultrasound law to require abortionists to provide a written medical description of sonogram images an unborn child prior to an abortion. The other bill addresses chemical abortions. Increasingly, more abortions are done through pills. However it’s a...

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