The audio of an interview from Tuesday, February 18th is available here.
The audio of an interview from Friday, February 21st is available here.
CPRC’s president, John Lott, has been on Piers Morgan’s CNN show many times. With Morgan’s announcement yesterday that his show was being cancelled, John Lott wrote a piece for the National Review Online. The piece starts this way:
Sunday’s announcement that Piers Morgan had lost his show at CNN was hardly unexpected.
This is the second exchange in the letters section of Scientific American that John Lott has had with Michael Shermer in the last year.
Of course, the single paper that Shermer cites was mentioned and discussed at length in the review of the literature that Lott provided in More Guns, Less Crime (click on screen shots to make them larger).…
Gun sales have exploded under the Obama administration even while crime rates have fallen. Jason Riley has recently made that point in the Wall Street Journal. NICS checks for guns are a rather imperfect measure of gun sales. People can buy multiple guns with one sale. NICS checks are also inflated because they are used by states to periodically check concealed handgun permit holders.…
John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News discusses the forthcoming study in the Journal of Urban Health that has been getting a lot of media attention. His piece starts this way:
With headlines claiming “Study Shows Gun Control Works,” media outlets such as CBS, MSNBC, PBS, Washington Post, and BBC were breathless over a soon-to-be-released study by Daniel Webster in the Journal of Urban Health.
The news interview with George Noory on the new proposed law by Senator Markey is available here (Coast-to-Coast AM, Friday, February 21, 1:06 to 1:09 AM EST).
For those interested, information on the unreliability of these so-called “smart guns” is available here.
John Lott appeared on the Mark Reardon Show on KMOX to discuss new research funded by Michael Bloomberg on schooling shootings and Missouri ending its universal background check rules for handguns. The audio of the interview is available here (KMOX, Thursday, February 20, 4:05 to 4:14 PM CST).
Note: There was an error at the beginning of the segment suggesting that Bloomberg gave money to the CPRC.…
With the price of so-called “smart guns” running at $1,399 plus $399 for the watch that is required to make it work, this represents a dramatic increase in the price of guns and dramatically reduce gun ownership if mandated. The bigger problem is the question of reliability. Yet, Senator Edward Markey from Massachusetts is pushing a new bill to mandate that all new guns be these “smart guns.”
The audio of the interview on Voice of Russia is available here (Wednesday, February 19, 2014).…
A copy of the interview and the audio is also available here. The interview covered the mistakes in the Bloomberg report on school shootings and the concealed handgun decision in the 9th Circuit.
The audio of the interview with John Lott is available here (8:07 to 8:14 EST AM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014).
• Write up on the court’s decision is available here.