4 Mar , 2017

On C-SPAN’s Washington Journal: Social Security Changes to Gun Background Check Rule

Dr. John Lott talked about the Trump administration’s decision to roll back an Obama administration rule on background checks for gun purchases.  The conversation explains how Obama’s rule banned gun ownership by Social Security recipients who received help on their finances and how the media and various politicians have inaccurately described those rules.…

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3 Mar , 2017

On the Sandy Rios American Family Radio Show about Chicago’s crime problems, how Dr. Lott came to do research on guns

Dr. John Lott talked to Sandy Rios about Chicago’s crime problems, how Dr. Lott came to do his research on guns, how Democrats make it costly for the poor to defend themselves, California’s new background checks on ammunition, political correctness in academia, and the federal 4th Circuit upholding Maryland’s assault weapon ban.…

1 Mar , 2017

On the Dave Elswick Show in Little Rock: Gun-free Universities and Chicago’s crime problems

Dr. John Lott talked to Dave Elswick about the dangers of Gun-free universities, the federal 4th Circuit’s decision upholding Maryland’s assault weapon ban, and Chicago’s crime problems.

(Friday, February 24, 2017, from 4:21 to 4:30 PM )

28 Feb , 2017

On WMAL with Larry O’Connor: federal 4th Circuit upholding an assault weapon ban and gun control disarming the poor

Dr. Lott talked to WMAL’s Larry O’Connor about the federal 4th Circuit’s decision upholding Maryland’s assault weapon ban, Judge Neil Gorsuch’s views on guns, the impact that gun control laws have on poor minorities being able to own guns, and the problems with background checks.  Unfortunately, the audio quality on Dr.…

27 Feb , 2017

Talking to Cam Edwards and David Keene at the Conservative Political Action of Conference

Dr. John Lott is the research director of the Crime Prevention Research Center, and author of the book, The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies. At CPAC 2017, he talks with Cam Edwards and NRA Past President David Keene about how poorly public health research tests the impact of gun control laws.…

27 Feb , 2017

On The Real Side with Joe Messina talking about The War on Guns

Dr. John Lott appeared on The Real Side with Joe Messina talking about The War on Guns — what the result will be for all the new gun regulations.

(Friday, February 24, 2017, from 11:45 to 11:54 AM)

 

26 Feb , 2017

On the Lars Larson Show: Obama administration’s false claims on police that it’s damage to minorities

Dr. John Lott talked to Lars Larson about how the Obama administration put out false claims on policing and the damage that it has done to crime in minority areas and how gun control is disarming poor minorities.

26 Feb , 2017

On The Daily Signal: Talks about the 4th Circuits decision on Maryland’s Assault Weapon Ban, background checks, gun-free zones, and other issues

The Daily Signal’s Robert Bluey interviewed Dr. John Lott on Maryland Assault Weapon Ban, how gun control advocates want to make costly for poor to buy guns, the problems with the current background checks, gun-free zones, and voter fraud.

(Friday, February 24, 2017)

23 Feb , 2017

CPRC in the Daily Caller: “Court Upholds ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban With Incorrect Facts”

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at the Daily Caller on the new 4th Circuit Court opinion on Maryland’s assault weapon ban:

Should “military-style rifles” be banned?  On Tuesday, the federal Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia – in a virtual party line vote – upheld Maryland’s assault weapons ban. 

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23 Feb , 2017

CPRC in Newsweek on the Assault Weapon ban

Ted Nugent has an op-ed in Newsweek on the 4th Circuit’s decision on Maryland’s Assault Weapon ban where he discusses CPRC’s research.

The statistics from every crime study known to man, including the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program and Dr. John Lott’s exhaustive research for the Crime Prevention Research Center and for his book The War on Guns, demonstrate that from the time President Clinton signed the knee-jerk, feel-good, counterproductive, so-called assault weapons ban many years ago, nothing has changed in the use of all long guns, including every rifle and shotgun design there is.