3 Dec , 2013

CPRC in the news about Obama’s push for Sandy Hook anniversary events

Chuck Ross at the Daily Caller has this:

. . . But at least one prominent gun and crime researcher says he thinks that the OFA campaign is misleading.

“Obviously background checks wouldn’t have stopped Newtown,” John Lott Jr., president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

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27 Oct , 2013

Debate on CNN with the head of the Brady Campaign about gun sales online

“CNN asks two gun sales experts about social media site Instagram permitting firearm sales online.”

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24 Jul , 2013

C-SPAN Washington Journal: Stand Your Ground Laws

John Lott and Jon Lowy discussed “stand your ground” laws in states throughout the nation, the Castle Doctrine, and what the impact of such laws has been. They also reacted to a video clip of President Obama’s statement the previous day about the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.…

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30 May , 2013

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62% of Americans want the Senate to stop considering the gun control bill

So much for the belief that Americans want something done on gun control. The Reason-Rupe survey questions whether support for background checks generally mean support for a specific law that expands the regulations. The vast majority of Independents and Republicans want the Senate to stop considering the gun control bill. Even most women want the Senate to drop it.…