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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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

Sen. Steve West's Proposal for Protecting Students in Kentucky's Public Schools
Posted February 28, 2018

An Update on the 2018 General Assembly
Posted February 21, 2018

The Exciting New Potential for Pikeville and Eastern Kentucky
Posted February 14, 2018

Strengthening Sex Education in KY's Publc Schools
Posted February 7, 2018

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton's Work in Kentucky's Schools
Posted January 31, 2018

How is Prayer Impacting Kentucky's State Government?
Posted January 24, 2018

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

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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Father's Day
June 15, 2018 by Staff
This Sunday is Father's Day. It's a time we celebrate dads and what they mean to us.  But if an Australian academic got her way, she'd rename it ‘Special Person’s Day.' Last year, Australian activist Dr. Red Ruby Scarlet launched a campaign for the name change. Scarlett believes that calling it Special Person's Day instead of Father's Day will help ki...
Miss America Scraps Swimsuit Competition
June 14, 2018 by Staff
The Miss America pageant is saying goodbye to one of its most iconic features— its swimsuit competition. The pageant has been around since 1921 but the new remake will focus less on outward physical beauty and more on the inner qualities of contestants.   But the move also tells us much about our cultural moment—the #MeToo era where women are fighting against objectific...
U.S. Fertility Rate Below Replacement Levels
June 13, 2018 by Staff
According to the Centers for Disease Control the fertility rate in the U.S. fell below replacement levels for the ninth straight year and has now been below the replacement level in 43 of the last 45 years. This is staggering, and has huge implications for the future. A top-heavy age demographic means that there will be greater demands on medical and health services for the elderly. This als...

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