PACs Offer Teachable Moment

Elections are kind of like a new school year. New faces show up. Fresh ideas are disseminated. Personalities emerge. Elections often teach us as much about the candidates’ values as we learn about ourselves. In other words, elections serve as teachable moments....

Happy Independence Day

Just a few days ago I was in Washington DC where I visited the National Archives and saw the Declaration of Independence. It was featured alongside the U.S. Constitution and other historical documents in the dimly lit rotunda. It was amazing to see our founding...

America’s Right to Life Renaissance

States across the nation are enacting pro-life laws at a record pace.  Approximately 30 pro-life laws, including four in Kentucky, have been enacted this year. More appear to be on the way. According to Steven Aden, general counsel of Americans United for Life “This...

Your Vote Could Save a Life

The Kentucky General Assembly passed four pro-life bills in this past session, totaling out to a whopping eight pro-life bills under Gov. Bevin’s administration. This is an unprecedented stretch of pro-life legislation. Kentucky’s pregnancy care centers outnumber...

Primary Election is on Tuesday

Kentucky’s primary election is this Tuesday and if voter participation in 2015 is any indication, the turnout will be in the neighborhood of a dismal 12 percent. Low turnout is partly because Kentucky is one of a handful of states that elects its governor and...

Good Friday Reflections

Today, Christians around the world observe one of the most solemn days of the faith in what is called Good Friday. The name itself appears self contradictory when you consider that it centers around one of the most shameful and horrible acts in history: the...

Henderson SOGI Law Unfair, Unnecessary,

A majority of Henderson City Commissioners said they'd like to reconsider a "Fairness" ordinance that elevates sexual orientation and gender identity to civil rights status. Some see the move as promoting diversity and tolerance. Others see it as...

Miscarriage is not the same as abortion

Katie Vandegrift recently shared her story of losing three unborn children to miscarriage in a recent opinion column. Her pain and loss was deeply moving and deserves our compassion, but her personal story wasn't grounds for dismissing the need for SB 50, the...

Signs of Life in Kentucky’s Legislature

A flurry of pro-life bills are moving through the Kentucky legislature as swiftly as a Midwestern snowstorm in February, bringing alarm to those who believe the choice to carry a baby to term should be left to the pregnant mother and her doctor. For pro-lifers, such...

Rein in Oak Grove Casino Project

Ever hear the saying "hold your horses?" Well, it looks like West Kentucky Development Corp. needs to rein theirs' in. This is the partnership between Churchill Downs and Keeneland spearheading a new Standardbred track with up to 12 days of horse racing...

Life on Mars? Fetal Heartbeats on Earth

BBC Science Correspondent Jonathan Amos recently asked, "What chance has NASA of finding life on Mars?" He's referring to the Mars 2020 mission whose purpose is "to determine if life ever existed on Mars." Scientists studying the...

The True Gift of Christmas

According to Deloitte's 2018 Annual Retail Survey, American households will spend an average of $1536 on the holidays, up from $1,226 last year. Their analysts say American's are bullish on the economy. Altogether, we'll spend over $1.1 trillion in...

Somerset SOGI Proposal Unfair, Unnecessary

On December 10, hundreds of Somerset residents attended the city council meeting to register their opposition to a human rights ordinance that would  include sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) as a civil right. The idea behind the proposal is to...

Kentucky State House Races Nationalized

The robo-call I received the other day from Pres. Trump endorsing incumbent state House member Walker Thomas (R-Hopkinsville) confirmed that Kentucky's state House races have been nationalized. Similar calls went out in 29 state House districts last Wednesday and...