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Welcome to the Commonwealth Policy Center

The Commonwealth Policy Center (CPC) is dedicated to preserving the bedrock values of life, religious liberty, marriage, 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, work for sound public policies, and influence elections on behalf of conservative candidates.

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The Commonwealth Matters

The Commonwealth Matters is a half-hour weekly podcast that features interviews with state leaders and reaction on important and relevant issues. The program is aired in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Paducah, Mayfield, Ashland, Prestonsburg, and Hazard.

Richard Nelson has appeared on programs on Christian television stations all across Kentucky and is a regular host on WNKJ in Hopkinsville and a monthly guest on WRUS in Russellville.

Pastor Ron Hicks, of Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, is a regular contributor to The Commonwealth Matters as they consider social issues from a Biblical perspective.

Richard Nelson

Director Commonwealth Policy Center

From the Blog

Kentucky Legislature Set to Address Transgenderism

The Kentucky State House will consider a few bills addressing the issue of transgenderism. House Bill 30 would require public school students to use the bathroom and locker rooms that correspond with their biological sex. House Bill 58 would protect the consciences of...

PA “End of Life Option” Act

Is the right to die a fundamental right? Some Pennsylvania lawmakers say yes. The so-called “End of Life Option Act” is being considered in the PA State Senate. If passed, it would allow doctors to hasten the dying process and assist terminally ill patients with...

Owensboro Drag Queens

A petition is circulating in Owensboro calling for officials to restrict drag shows. The Ghostlight lounge is located in the taxpayer-funded Riverpark Center and has been hosting drag shows since last January. These shows feature men dressed as women and demons,...

Is the right to die a fundamental right? Some Pennsylvania lawmakers say yes. The “End of Life Option Act” is being considered in the State Senate and would allow doctors to hasten the dying process and assist terminally ill patients w/ suicide.
More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/pa-end-of-life-option-act/

A petition is circulating in Owensboro calling for officials to restrict drag shows. The Ghostlight lounge is located in the taxpayer-funded Riverpark Center and has been hosting drag shows since last January.

More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/owensboro-drag-queens/

General Motors is known for building quality cars. But who would have guessed that they're furnishing LGBTQ curriculum in public schools? GM has made it clear that when you drive off in one of their new cars, you're also funding LGBTQ activism.

More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/gm-funds-lgbt-activism-in-schools/

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