22 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Steve Gruber Show: On Wyoming’s Push for Campus Carry to Evidence on Felons Voting for Democrats

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about the push for campus carry as well as evidence on felons voting for Democrats and political correctness at universities.


(Tue. Feb 14, 2017 from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

(Tue. Feb 21, 2017 from 6:45 to 6: AM)


18 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Jim Bohannon Show: Discussing Supreme Court Nomination, Bans on Off-duty Police Carrying Guns, and more

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon about Donald Trump’s statement about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, restrictions on police carrying guns into stadiums, and Republicans working to overturn Obama’s regulations on Social Security recipients owning guns.

During the interview, Jim Bohannon was nice enough to say: “Great website.  …

17 Feb , 2017

CPRC in the News: Charleston Gazette-Mail (West Virginia), PoliZette, Western Journalism, Southern, and others

Charleston Gazette-Mail (West Virginia), Saturday, February 11, 2017

. . . According to a 2015 study by the Crime Prevention Research Center, the number of women who applied for concealed-carry permits rose 270 percent between 2007 and 2015. 

Men’s applications increased 156 percent over the same period.

Jefferson believes the number of gun-carrying women will only increase.

16 Feb , 2017

Wyoming looks likely to pass Campus Carry and allowing permitted concealed handguns in government meetings, including state legislators

On Wednesday the Wyoming Senate Judiciary Committee passed two bills: House Bill 136, which would allow concealed carry on college campuses, including athletic events, without prior approval from the college, and House Bill 137, which would allow concealed carry at any meeting of a government body on public property, including the state Legislature.  …


15 Feb , 2017

CPRC talk in Brussels to Défense Active des Amateurs d’ Armes — talk about gun control to people from across Europe

Dr. John Lott spoke to the Défense Active des Amateurs d’ Armes on January 21, 2017.  In the audience were people from Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, and other countries.  The talk covered a comparison of mass public shootings and murder rates across countries, and the talk and the question and answer period together lasted about 2 hours and 30 minutes.  …

15 Feb , 2017

CPRC research mentioned in Walter Williams’ latest column: Pawns of liberals, to the detriment of their safety

Walter Williams’ latest national column on policing:

To solve this problem, they want police departments to hire more black police officers. It turns out that the U.S. Justice Department has found that black police officers in San Francisco and Philadelphia are likelier than whites to shoot and use force against black suspects.

15 Feb , 2017

Seven Defensive Gun Uses by People Lawfully Carrying a Gun Over the Last Week

Topeka, Kansas, WIBW Channel 13 TV, February 11, 2017:

Topeka Police responded to reports of a stabbing at the Walmart on SE California in Topeka just after 4 p.m. Saturday.

TPD says two men were involved in an altercation, when a third party conceal carry holder intervened and stopped the assault.

15 Feb , 2017

CPRC on the Financial Survival Network with Kerry Lutz to discuss undoing Obama’s gun regulations for Social Security recipients

Dr. John Lott talked to Kerry Lutz about Obama’s regulations that defined Social Security recipients as mentally incompetent if they needed help with their finances.  They also discussed California’s gun control laws that are in the process of banning handguns and Bloomberg’s push for more gun regulations.

(Tuesday, February 14, 2017)

14 Feb , 2017

CPRC interviewed in the Polish publication Strazat pl pro libertate Banner Poland

Here is the interview that Dr. John Lott had with the Polish publication Strazat Pl Pro Libertate.

John R. Lott w polskim Sejmie

Pod koniec stycznia, na zaproszenie ROMB oraz posła Bartosza Józwiaka z klubu Kukiz’15, odczyt na temat wpływu dostępu do broni palnej wygłosił w naszym parlamencie John Richard Lott, Jr – amerykański działacz pro-broniowy i komentator polityczny, autor wielu książek, m.in. 

14 Feb , 2017

CPRC in the Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne, Wyoming): Just plain wrong about guns. (Plus an interesting media bias story)

With the debate over gun-free zones heating up in the Wyoming legislature, Dr. John Lott has a piece in the Capitol city’s newspaper, the Tribune Eagle.  Lott was responding to a piece in the paper by Kerry Drake that had attacked Lott and the research from the CPRC.

Strangely, after the piece went up, Dr.…