This Multi-Million-Dollar Company Built its Success by Hiring Ex-Convicts

This piece originally appeared in Philanthropy Daily on April 26, 2018. In the continuing debate over criminal justice reform, it’s clear that former prisoners need jobs if they are ever going to get back on their feet. There are lots of small social enterprises ready to give former criminals work, but standing out among them is Dave’s Killer Bread. Go to Dave’s Killer Bread website and you’ll learn that the…

Why is the CDC Hiding Its Defensive Gun Use Statistics?

A lot of statistics have been thrown around in the national gun control debate. Here’s one you probably haven’t heard: in the 1990s, there were more than 2.2 million defensive gun uses each year in the United States. That was the finding of a 1993 study (“Results from the National Self-Defense Survey,” updated in 1998) by Florida State University criminologists Gary Kleck and Marc Gertz. Their findings reveal another…

Support Capital Research Center's award-winning journalism

Donate today to assist in promoting the principles of individual liberty in America.