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

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

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

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

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

Dealing with Human Trafficking in KY
Posted November 24, 2016

Right to Work in Kentucky
Posted January 6, 2017

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

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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Opinion & Blog

Churches Benefit Society
April 21, 2017 by Staff
A few days ago the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case over whether churches should be eligible to participate in government grant programs for neutral projects. Some have argued that since churches don't pay taxes, they shouldn't receive any benefits from the state. If that's true, why do fire and rescue squads answer calls to churches and religious organizations i...
O'Reilly Ousted at Fox
April 20, 2017 by Staff
One of the top conservative TV commentators in the country is no longer on the air. Yesterday, Fox News fired Bill O’Reilly who hosted the most popular cable commentary program—The O'Reilly Factor. O'Reilly was ousted after a long pattern of sexual harassment was revealed. Five women settled with O'Reilly for a combined $13 million. This revelation led to 50 advertise...
Churches are not Second Class
April 18, 2017 by Richard Nelson
Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in an important case regarding religious freedom and whether the government can treat religious institutions as second class. The case at hand involves a Missouri church that applied for a grant to receive recycled scrap tire material for its playground. The state rejected the application on the grounds that it was a religious institu...

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