A 16-year-old who broke into the home on his third attempt was shot and killed by an 11-year-old inside the home. Fox News has this:
An 11-year-old Missouri boy shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during an attempted home invasion Thursday afternoon, St. Louis County police said.
Police said two suspects tried to break into the home north of downtown St.
ABC TV WXYZ Channel 7 in Detroit (video available here):
Angela Lanier tells 7 Action News her 24-year-old son Joe fired his gun when the teenager tried robbing him while he was sitting in his car. She says he was on the job as an exterminator when the teenager pulled a gun on him .
John Lott’s newest piece in Investor’s Business Daily:
Gun sales are at record highs, but Wal-Mart, the nation’s biggest seller of guns and ammunition, announced last week that it has stopped selling so-called “assault rifles” or “other modern sporting rifles.”
“It’s about what customers are buying and what they’re not,” Wal-Mart spokesman Kory Lundberg announced, suggesting the move wasn’t due to political considerations.
John Lott’s newest piece at the Daily Caller starts off this way:
Within a few hours of the tragic shooting Wednesday that killed journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, politicians and gun control advocates were calling for more gun control. Hillary Clinton, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, the White House, the Brady Campaign, and others claimed that the shooting showed the need for so-called “expanded background checks.”
Even the reporter’s grieving father, Andrew Parker, got drawn into the gun control debate.
John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about the push for new gun control laws after the shooting in Virginia last week as well as Wal-Mart’s decision to stop selling AR-15s (Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 6:45 to 6:50 AM).
John Lott talked to Sandy Rios about recent shootings of police officers and what might motivate these attacks (Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 8:15 to 8:50 AM).
American Family Radio stations are shown here.
John Lott was interviewed by America’s First Freedom about the problems with some recent so-called “public health” research. The first question and answer is available here:
America’s 1st Freedom: What were the biggest things that the authors of the study on police deaths in the American Journal of Public Health did wrong?
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) has spent some time putting together contact information for the CPRC’s academic board of advisors and the deans of their schools (see here and here). The notion is that they think that they can intimidate all these prestigious academics into hiding. Media Matters and other gun control media have tried getting others to join in getting people to contact the deans of our academic advisors. …
John Lott appeared on NewsMax TV’s The Daily Wrap to discuss the latest debate in gun control after the shooting of the journalists in Virginia (Friday, August 28, 2015, 6:05 to 6:09 PM).
John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about recent research claiming to find relationship gun ownership and the safety of police, the huge increase in the number of concealed handgun permits, and President Obama’s push on stopping some people on Social Security from owning guns (August 18, 2015).
Audience size 2.75+ million.…