15 Dec , 2016

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CPRC in the Daily Caller: The Mainstream Media are the real purveyors of Fake News

Dr. Lott has a new piece at the Daily Caller that start this way:

Democrats and their media allies are trying everything they can to delegitimize Trump’s election. It started with a series of hopeless recounts, and now they claim that Russia hacked Democrat emails. . . .

Google news searches have been found to favor Democrats and left-leaning sites such as Media Matters” over sources such as Fox News and the Daily Caller.

14 Dec , 2016


CPRC on the big WIBC in Indianapolis to discuss Michael Bloomberg’s Continuing Role in the Gun Control Debate

Dr. John Lott talked with Greg Garrison on his radio show about our research on police killing suspects and also Michael Bloomberg’s role in the gun control debate.

(Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 11:05 to 11:30 AM)


14 Dec , 2016

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CPRC talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about fake news in the New York Times

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber about the fake news again being published in the New York Times.

(Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 6:45 to 6:53 AM)

13 Dec , 2016


Another strong review of “The War on Guns” in the American Rifleman, calls book “a heroic effort”

This review of “The War on Guns” appeared in the December issue of The American Rifleman.

While attacks on the Second Amendment are all-too common in today’s politically charged climate, advocates fighting for our right to self-defense and the right to bear arms now have a powerful new tool in The War On Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies, the latest book by John R.

13 Dec , 2016

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Why using media reports to classify accidental shootings is very misleading

While the CDC has made some big mistakes exaggerating the number of accidental gun deaths, it is a common refrain that the CDC is missing out on accidental gun deaths for those under age 18.  A new Associated Press report claims that the true number of accidental gun deaths for those under age 18 is 141, not 77.…

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8 Dec , 2016


CPRC in the News Around the World: New York Post, Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo Finance, Washington Examiner, multiple Mexican publications

New York Post, November 30, 2016

The media is “incredulous” over Donald Trump’s claims of voter fraud, notes John Lott at the Daily Caller, yet illegal votes have “mattered in plenty of elections” — and fraud still occurs today. Lott cites Lyndon Johnson’s 1948 election to the Senate, John Kennedy’s 1960 presidential win and Al Franken’s 2010 Senate victory as examples where voter fraud likely tilted the results.

8 Dec , 2016


Four crimes over a two-day period stopped by people legally carrying concealed handguns: Florida, Ohio, Alaska, Missouri

Hialeah, Florida, December 6, 2016, WSVN Channel 7 News (Miami)

A man who shot a subject at a Hialeah McDonald’s drive-thru will not be facing charges after investigators determined he acted in self defense.

According to police, a road rage dispute in the drive-thru line of a McDonald’s, Monday night, escalated to a physical attack by 21-year-old Sergio Hernandez and his girlfriend, 20-year-old Vanessa Puente, against 22-year-old Victor Hugo Saavedra.

7 Dec , 2016


CPRC on St. Louis’ KMOX to talk about the push for “common sense” gun regulations and how they disarm the poor minorities

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Reardon on St. Louis’ giant KMOX about the push for “common sense” gun regulations and how they disarm the poor minorities.

(Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 3:18 to 3:30 PM)

7 Dec , 2016

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Math errors in the Washington Post Evaluation of Trump’s claim: “murder rate has experienced its largest increase in 45 years”

“On crime, the murder rate has experienced its largest increase in 45 years,” Trump told the crowd. “We are going to support the incredible men and women of law enforcement, and we are going to bring this terrible crime wave to an end. Highest in 45 years, the murder rate.” .