13 Dec , 2013

Audio of CPRC’s appearance on the Lars Larson Radio Show to discuss Newtown anniversary

Lars Larson describes the discussion this way.

We’re approaching to the one-year anniversaries of the murders at Sandy Hook and Clackamas Town Center.

Gun control has been one of the hottest topics of this year, but where do we stand on it as we approach these anniversaries?

Dr. John Lott, author of “More Guns, Less Crime” joined me on the program to talk about it…

The audio is available here.…

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13 Dec , 2013

Newest Fox News piece: “1 year after Newtown, support for stricter gun control has disappeared”

A New op-ed piece by John Lott starts this way:

President Obama has pushed hard for gun control this year and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent millions of dollars on ads, but the administration’s promise to coordinate “a November lobbying effort and plan events to commemorate the first anniversary of the Newtown, Connecticut” has gotten little traction.

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1 Dec , 2013

Murder and homicide rates before and after gun bans

UPDATE: An interview that John Lott had on this post on Cam & Company is available here  (SiriusXM Channel 125).

Original post: Every place that has been banned guns (either all guns or all handguns) has seen murder rates go up. You cannot point to one place where murder rates have fallen, whether it’s Chicago or D.C.…

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24 Nov , 2013

Fusion TV debate on “Are Guns in Classrooms a Good Idea?”


Fusion TV is a joint venture of ABC and Univision, and it is aimed at young people and also Hispanics.  This segment is only about a third of our interview. When John Lott was able to respond, he pointed out that Katherine Seymour fears about what might happen weren’t justified.  The link is also available here.…

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22 Sep , 2013

Comments on Navy Yard shooting on Fox & Friends

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While most of this interview involved judicial confirmations, there was a discussion about the Navy Yard shooting.

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2 Sep , 2013

Newest op-ed piece: Gun toting teachers’ names must remain private

John Lott’s newest Fox News piece starts this way:

Are people safer if criminals know who is carrying concealed handguns? Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel seems to think so. 
With school starting soon, he claims that if the Clarksville, Arkansas School District lets employees carry concealed handguns at school,their names must be made public.

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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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