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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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Is The View That Important?
June 14, 2019 by Staff
An article in the New York Times stated; How 'The View' Became the Most Important Political TV Show in America. Now, if you're not familiar with The View, it consists of liberal women commenting on current events and politics. The show isn't known for deep intellectual discussion or profound insights. Rather, it's emotionally driven entertainment, filled with gotcha's...
Extreme Abortion Rhetoric
June 13, 2019 by Staff
A wave of pro-life laws continues to sweep the nation. And the wave has caused alarm with abortion defenders. Most recently, United Nations deputy high commissioner for human rights, Kate Gilmore sharply condemned the laws as "hateful" and "anti-women." Gilmore said, “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender...
Tiananmen Square Anniversary
June 12, 2019 by Staff
It's one of the most iconic pictures of the 20th century. A Chinese man stands directly in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square.  The year was 1989 and Chinese students protested their oppressive government, and this student in particular was willing to lay down his life for freedom. There were thousands of Chinese students fighting for the same kind of freedom you and I enjoy. In fa...
Congress Limits Gene Editing
June 11, 2019 by Staff
The U.S. Congress voted to ban funding for experiments on gene editing.  This is when scientists manipulate genes at the embryonic stage in order to rid the baby of genes linked to disease or other defects. While the intentions may be good, the downside appears to be steep. According to a report published in the journal Nature Medicine, researchers found that humans who've ...
Virginia Mass Shooting
June 10, 2019 by Staff
There's been another mass shooting. This time in Virginia Beach, VA. As in other mass shootings an armed person opens fire on unsuspecting and helpless people. In this case, it was a civil engineer who worked for the city. He sent an email to his boss the morning before he came to work armed. Once inside he began opening fire on his fellow employees, including his boss. A total of 12 wer...
Finding Purpose in Life
June 7, 2019 by Staff
A new study found that finding a purpose in life may decrease the risk of dying early. This is according to JAMA Current Open. Researchers gathered personal data from 7,000 Americans between the ages of 51 and 61 and they found that those without a strong life purpose were "more than twice as likely to die between the study years of 2006 and 2010," compared with those...
Paducah Considers Religious Freedom Amendment
June 6, 2019 by Staff
Paducah city commissioners are considering two religious liberty amendments to a controversial ordinance that passed last year.  The original ordinance added gender identity and sexual orientation to its list of civil rights in areas of housing, employment, and public accommodations. An amendment to protect the religious liberty of Paducah residents was voted down but since two new...
Hubble Telescope Discovery
June 5, 2019 by Staff
When you look up to the sky on a starry night, ever get the feeling of being small? All those stars and the vastness of the universe tend to humble us. Well, the universe just a little bigger. Astronomers processed 16 years’ worth of photos and data from the Hubble Space Telescope. What they found was  265,000 galaxies. Keep in mind that each galaxy has a whole lot of stars. ...

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