The piece on the front page of the El Paso Times discusses John Lott’s talk in El Paso this coming Saturday morning.
. . . Lott, an author, professor, commentator and Fox News columnist, is founder of the Crime Prevention Research Center, an organization that focuses on conducting research between laws regulating gun ownership, crime and public safety.
Here are some other pieces that mention our research.
Charlotte Observer, NC (September 2, 2015):
. . . As Crime Prevention Research Center director John Lott notes, with only two exceptions, all of the mass shootings in the U.S. since 1958 have occurred in the ostensibly “gun-free” victim disarmament zones. .
From Adam Summers, a columnist for the Orange County Register (September 16):
. . . One of the primary ways gun laws in much of the country have been loosened is through the easing of restrictions on carrying a concealed weapon. A number of states no longer require a government permit at all.
The article from the Washington Times contains this (September 15, 2015):
. . . The 2016 GOP field is among the most staunchly pro-gun of any in recent political history, but there are still divisions among the hopefuls, analysts and gun rights advocates say.
The major candidates range from those who see firearms as fundamentally connected to freedom, to those who promote guns as critical for self-protection, to those who have only recently evolved into Second Amendment defenders, said John R.
John Lott was interviewed for a news story in the New York Daily News:
. . . Even if soldiers couldn’t have ended Muhammed Youssef Abdulazeez’s attack as he ambushed them from a car, the sight of weapons could have deterred him, John R. Lott Jr., president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told The News.