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At Townhall: The FBI’s Crime Data Have Real Problems

At Townhall: The FBI’s Crime Data Have Real Problems

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Townhall that continues our investigation into the problems with the FBI crime data. The news media relies almost exclusively on FBI data to report on changes in crime rates. But there is strong evidence that FBI data...

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Conference talk on the Collapse of Law Enforcement in the US

Conference talk on the Collapse of Law Enforcement in the US

https://youtu.be/b24Qep3c2nE Dr. John Lott gave a talk at a Berkeley Springs 2024 Conference on the collapse of law enforcement in the US. Dr. Lott disagreed with what he was told were the concerns of others at the conference regarding legal immigration and also...

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Biden’s Gun Control Ad Attacking Trump

https://videopress.com/v/mv9khMWt?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Biden is making gun control a central part of his re-election campaign. Biden is referring to shootings at Parkland High School, Sutherland...