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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

“1776 Unites” Project

It's in vogue to criticize America and highlight all its shortcomings. This is what grievance peddlers do. But a new project called “1776 Unites” combats victimhood culture and tells the stories of black Americans who've done well by embracing America’s founding...

Facebook Censorship

A group called the American Principles Project is running a political ad in a Michigan Senate race that highlights the unfairness of boys competing in girls' sports. Most would agree that this is unfair to girls' sports. But the ad was pulled by Facebook. The Social...

Louisville Awards Breonna Taylor’s Family $12 Million

The city of Louisville announced that its awarding $12 million to Breonna Taylor's family for a wrongful death lawsuit filed earlier in the year. Breonna was shot by police after they issued a no-knock warrant last March. As part of the settlement, the city of...

HAPPENING NOW—BREONNA TAYLOR DECISION: Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is expected to announce the decision on three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor. https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1LyxBaLlvvEJN

American Principles Project is running a political ad in a Michigan Senate race that highlights the unfairness of boys competing in girls' sports. Most would agree that this is unfair to girls' sports. But the ad was pulled by Facebook. More here:

https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/facebook-censorship-3/

The city of Louisville announced that its awarding $12 million to Breonna Taylor's family for a wrongful death lawsuit filed earlier in the year. Breonna was shot by police after they issued a no-knock warrant last March. More here:

https://www.commonwealthpolicycenter.org/louisville-awards-breonna-taylors-family-12-million-2/

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