2 Jun , 2016

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In the Bataclan theatre massacre in November 2015 there were eight off-duty police, but none of them had their guns with them

Interview with Eagles of Death Metal vocalist Jesse Hughes, who discussed the Bataclan attack in Paris that killed 89 of his fans.

We had eight police officers in our audience that night. They all had the same conversation with their wives, which was “Should I bring my gun or not?” All of them said no.

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21 Apr , 2016

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UPDATE: Tennessee legislature makes major moves to get rid of gun-free zones at public universities and businesses

By overwhelming votes, the Tennessee legislature passed three bills that get rid of gun-free zones at public universities and provides immunity to businesses if they don’t post ban.  CPRC’s John Lott testified on all three bills when they started in the state Senate Judiciary Committee.

The gun-free zones at public universities allows “full-time employees of state public colleges or universities to carry a handgun while on property owned, operated, or used by the employing college or university if the employee has a valid Tennessee handgun carry permit.”  This bill passed by a 28 to 5 vote in the state Senate and 69 to 24 in the state House.  …

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8 Apr , 2016

Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley says 8 minute response time in mass public shootings is fast enough

Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley says 8 minute response time in mass public shootings is “adequate” and “pretty quick,” opposes letting soldiers carry weapons on military bases


Here is a video clip of the Army chief of staff testifying on April 7th that it isn’t necessary to arm soldiers on military bases, such as Fort Hood attack, because:
“We have adequate law enforcement on those bases to respond … You take the Fort Hood incident number two, the one where I was the commander of Third Corps, those police responded within eight minutes and that guy was dead.”  (This discussion starts at 1:57 into the video.)
It is true that 8 minutes is a “pretty quick” response time, as the General says, but to say that eight minutes where 3 people were killed and another 14 were injured is “adequate” is pretty amazing.  …

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20 Mar , 2016

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CPRC’s Nikki Goeser on KKNT 960 The Patriot “Gun Freedom Radio”: Discussion on her husband being murdered by her stalker in a gun-free zone

(March 19, 2016)

Nikki Goeser, Director of Communications with The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), talks with Gun Freedom Radio about the non-profit organization and the work it does. Nikki discusses her own experience being in a gun-free zone that ultimately rendered her helpless to try and stop her stalker from murdering her husband.…

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3 Mar , 2016

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CPRC on The Ralph Bristol Show (Nashville, TN): No Guns Policy at Excel Industries in Kansas where Mass Shooting took place

Ralph Bristol interviews Dr. John Lott, President of Crime Prevention Research Center, about the Kansas factory mass shooting which occurred in a gun-free zone.

February 29, 2016 (7:35am-7:42am)

 

 

 

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23 Feb , 2016

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UPDATED: Georgia Business mandates all employees must get a concealed carry license and carry



Here are stories about two businesses: one in Atlanta and one in Tulsa.  From WSB-TV in Atlanta:

A local business owner with several offices in Georgia is now requiring all of his employees to get a concealed carry license and be armed.

After each employee at Lance Toland Associates gets their license, Toland presents them with a gun known as the judge.

17 Feb , 2016

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“Eagles of Death Metal” Band Frontman who survived Paris Terrorist attack: “Did Your French Gun-Control Stop a Single Person from dying at Bataclan?”

From the “Eagles of Death Metal” Band’s Frontman

Gun control kind of doesn’t have anything to with it, but if you want to bring it up, I’ll ask you did your French gun control stop a single f*****g person from dying at the Bataclan? And if anyone can answer yes, I’d like to hear it, because I don’t think so.

11 Feb , 2016

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CPRC’s Testimony before the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee on four bills dealing with eliminating gun-free zones



On Tuesday, February 9th, CPRC President John Lott testified on four bills seeking to limit gun-free zones (SB 1559 (Senator Mike Bell), SB 1736 (Senator Delores Gresham), SB 1991 (Judiciary Committee Chairman Kelsey), and SB 2376 (Senator Mike Bell)).  The video of Lott’s testimony is well worth watching and it provides evidence on how killers plan these attacks and how mass public shooters are attracted to these targets.  …

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8 Feb , 2016

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Yet more evidence that terrorists pick gun-free zones to attack

Could this statement be any clearer?  From ClickonDetroit:

Abu-Rayyan posted. “It’s one of the biggest ones in Detroit. I had it planned out. I bought a bunch of bullets. I practiced reloading and unloading.” . . .

“It’s easy, and a lot of people go there. Plus people are not allowed to carry guns in church.

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5 Feb , 2016

Okay Public School in Oklahoma has posted signs that staffers are armed

Oklahoma School District Posts Signs Warning that School Staffer Carry Concealed Handguns



There is only one deputy sheriff in the town.  According to the news reports shown above, several other school districts in Oklahoma are apparently moving to adopt a similar policy.

From the Muskogee Phoenix in Muskogee, OK:

New signs posted on the grounds of Okay Public Schools announce an “Armed School Employees” policy in place.

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