18 Mar , 2017

On the Lars Larson Show to discuss the increase in gun purchases by women and blacks

Dr. John Lott was on the Lars Larson Show to talk about the continued high rate of gun sales after the election.

(Thursday, March 16, 2017, 8:21 to 8:30 PM)

16 Mar , 2017

CPRC in the News: Yahoo! News, Legal Insurrection, PJ Media, Florida Weekly, Aviation Pros, Dayton Daily News, and many others

Aviation Pros, March 9, 2017 (Helping the media putting numbers in perspective by providing the total number of concealed handgun permit holders.)

Gun discoveries at the nation’s airports jumped 28 percent between 2015 and last year when 3,391 firearms made it to checkpoints in carry-on bags, an average of more than nine per day.

15 Mar , 2017

Bloomberg’s push for Background Checks on the Private Transfers of Guns Fails in another state: New Mexico

Michael Bloomberg’s losing streak continues in his push for background checks on the private transfers of guns.  During this last November, Bloomberg’s initiatives in Maine and Nevada failed.  With solid Democrat majorities in both the New Mexico state House and Senate, Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety viewed New Mexico as their most likely success in pushing background checks on the private transfers of guns.  …

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14 Mar , 2017

On the Michigan Talk Network with Steve Gruber: Weren’t gun sales supposed to plummet after the election?

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about the change in gun sales after the November 2017 election.
(Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

14 Mar , 2017

At Fox News: “In 2017 women and minorities are buying guns. Here’s why”

Dr. John Lott has another op-ed at Fox News and Fox Nation on how gun purchases have remained strong after Trump’s election in November.  The piece starts this way:

During the 8 years he was president, Barack Obama’s administration experienced an explosion in gun sales, with annual background checks more than doubling between 2008 and 2016. 

14 Mar , 2017

On WFLA’s AM Tampa Bay to discuss retired police Captain who shot man who threw popcorn at him in a movie theater

Dr. John Lott was on WFLA’s AM Tampa Bay to discuss the judge’s decision to reject the “Stand Your Ground” defense in the Florida movie-theater-shooting case.  The retired police captain had shot a man who had thrown popcorn at him.

(Monday, March 13, 2017, from 7:10 to 7:18 AM)

13 Mar , 2017

Talking to Grant Stinchfield on NRA TV about the behavior of concealed handgun permit holders

Dr. John Lott talked to Grant Stinchfield on NRA TV with about behavior of concealed handgun permit holders and some of the problems with NICS background checks.

(Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:00 to 10:11 AM)

13 Mar , 2017

On Armed American Radio with Mark Walters: Discussing How the US and Europe compare in terms of Mass Public Shootings

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Walters on the over 175 radio stations that carry Armed America Radio.  They started talking about comparing our research showing that France had more casualties from mass public shootings in 2015 than the US had during the entire Obama presidency and then the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision on the Maryland Assault Weapons Ban.…

11 Mar , 2017

On the Michigan Talk Network with Steve Gruber: 4th Circuit Appeals Court Upholding Maryland’s Assault Weapon Ban

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholding Maryland’s Assault Weapon Ban.
(Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

10 Mar , 2017

Update on Constitutional Carry Bills becoming Law this Year, with good chances in at least three more states

After New Hampshire enacted Constitutional Carry, similar bills are still under consideration and a chance in Alabama, Indiana, North Dakota, and South Carolina.  The bill is still under consideration in South Dakota, but the governor in South Dakota has already indicated that he will veto the bill.  As of right now, there is still a chance for 16 to 17 states having Constitutional Carry by the end of the year.…