Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Fox News:
In terms of individual rights, there has probably never been so much at stake in a presidential election. If Hillary Clinton wins, Americans will soon lose the right of self-defense in their own homes.
Wednesday night in Las Vegas moderator Chris Wallace quickly started off the debate by asking Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton about the Second Amendment.
Dr. John Lott joined CPRC Board of Director Sheriff David Clarke and George Mason University Law Professor Nelson Lund on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to discuss “The Right to Arms and the War on Guns.” Lott’s talk starts at 19 minutes into the video.
Rather than the number of accidental gun deaths in Tennessee increasing from 19 in 2013 to 105 in 2014, the actual number had actually declined to 5. The total number of accidental deaths last year is thus 486, not 586. While the CDC has acknowledged their mistake, they have yet to correct the numbers reported on their website. …
Dr. John Lott talked to Bill Martinez about Hillary Clinton’s proposals on gun control as well as Citizens United.
(October 12, 2016, 10:06 to 10:30 AM)
Dr. John Lott talked to Dawn Bennett on her national radio show to discuss the current debate over gun control and his new book, The War on Guns.
(Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 11:05 to 11:20 AM)
Dr. John Lott has a oped in Maine’s Sun Journal about the Michael Bloomberg gun control initiative being pushed there.
Let’s say a stalker is threatening a female friend of yours. She asks you if she can borrow your handgun. She is trained and has no criminal record. Should you loan her your gun?
This letter wasn’t published, but it was sent to the New York Times after their article on a new Center for American Progress Claiming that gun laws reduce crime.
Dear Letters Editor:
The Times incorrectly describes a study as showing that gun control laws reduce violence (“Gun-Control Groups Push Growing Evidence That Laws Reduce Violence,” October 11th).
Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Bloomberg’s initiative requiring background checks on the private transfer of guns.
Let’s say a stalker is threatening a female friend of yours. She asks you if she can borrow your handgun. She is trained and has no criminal record.
From WJON, St. Cloud, Minnesota, October 11, 2016
A man who allegedly tried to attack a couple outside the St. Cloud Walmart store last week got more than he bargained for. It turns out the husband has a permit to carry, and used his gun to thwart off the attacker.
According to the criminal complaint, the couple was walking to their car just before midnight last Wednesday when a man dragging a baseball bat approached them.
Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson on both his Northwest and National radio shows about the media bias on guns and why the media has this bias. Lott also talked about evidence on whether black crime victims trust police.
(Friday, October 7, 2016 from 5:35 to 6:00 PM)