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Welcome to the Commonwealth Policy Center

The Commonwealth Policy Center (CPC) is dedicated to preserving the bedrock values of life, 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

Ky Gets $460 Million in Opioid Settlement

Many families across the commonwealth have been deeply affected by opioid abuse. In fact, Kentucky is facing an epidemic, driven in part by marketing of big pharmaceutical companies. As part of a successful multi-state lawsuit against drug manufacturers and...

Will Kentucky become a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State?

You’ve probably heard of sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants and pro-life measures. Now a Kentucky state representative wants to make Kentucky a sanctuary state for the Second Amendment. State Rep. Josh Bray (R-Mt. Vernon) has introduced legislation that would...

DC Church Prevails in Religious Freedom Suit

After a ten-month legal battle, Washington, DC has finally settled a lawsuit for restricting church services during the COVID-19 lockdown. The District banned outdoor religious services for gatherings of over 100 people. As a result, Capitol Hill Baptist Church sued...

You’ve probably heard of sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants and pro-life measures. Now a Kentucky state representative wants to make Kentucky a sanctuary state for the Second Amendment.

More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/will-kentucky-become-a-2nd-amendment-sanctuary-state/

After a ten-month legal battle, Washington, DC has finally settled a lawsuit for restricting church services during the pandemic. Outdoor religious services for gatherings of over 100 people were banned. As a result, Capitol Hill Baptist sued.

More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/dc-church-prevails-in-religious-freedom-suit/

The commentator at NPR asked, “Why are Cubans protesting in the streets?” The answer should be obvious to all except for those on the far left that esteem authoritarian governments that promise to provide everything for citizens.

More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/why-are-cubans-protesting-the-answer-should-be-obvious/

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