15 Jul , 2019

On the Mark Levin Show to discuss Twitter Locking out John Lott’s Account

Dr. John Lott talked to Mark Levin on his national radio show about Twitter locking out John Lott’s account.

Mark Levin: “John Lott, the expert on crime, crime prevention, handguns, and the 2nd Amendment.”

(Thursday, July 11, 2019, 8:35 to 8:44 PM)

Mark Levin’s radio show is heard weekly by 10 million people.…


14 Jul , 2019

On Denver’s KNUS to talk about everything from Twitter locking John Lott’s account to Red Flag Laws

Dr. John Lott talked to Peter Boyles on Denver’s KNUS about Twitter locking Lott’s account, California’s background checks on ammunition purchases, Chicago low arrest rate for murders, and Red Flag laws.

(Wednesday, July 10, 2019, from 9:05 to 9:45 AM)

Part 1



13 Jul , 2019

In the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Gun Control in Virginia’s Special Legislative Session

Dr. John Lott and State Sen. Dick Black (R-Loudoun) have a short discussion in the Richmond Times-Dispatch about the special legislative session this past week on gun control.

The tragedy at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center fits an all too familiar pattern — yet another mass shooting in a place the victims were banned from carrying guns.

13 Jul , 2019

The Rush Limbaugh show briefly mentions Twitter locking John Lott’s account

When former Congressman Jason Lewis served as a substitute host for Rush Limbaugh he brought up how Twitter has locked John Lott’s account.

(Friday, July 5, 2019, First hour)

12 Jul , 2019

On Fox Nation with Judge Napolitano: On Red Flag Laws and New Jersey’s Large Magazine Ban

Dr. John Lott talked to Judge Andrew Napolitano about a range of gun control issues from Red Flag Laws to New Jersey’s ban on large magazines to what is the most important fact in the gun control debate.

Napolitano: “Probably the foremost authority on gun rights in the United States from an academic, legal, and theoretical perspective, John Lott.”

(Liberty File, Fox Nation, July 5, 2019)…


11 Jul , 2019

In the New York Daily News: Punished for tweeting the truth

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed piece at the New York Daily News. The piece starts this way:

Twitter has locked my account. I can’t post anything or read messages from other users. The reason? In March, I tweeted that the perpetrator of the New Zealand mosque shooting was “a socialist, environmentalist, who hates capitalists & free trade.” I also wrote that the killer believed his attack would “lead to more gun control” in New Zealand and the United States.


11 Jul , 2019

Crime Prevention Research Center in the News: Breitbart, ZeroHedge, Business & Politics Review, Campus Safety, and much more


Breitbart, June 30, 2019

Democrat presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell claims his confiscatory “assault weapons” ban would have prevented the December 14, 2012, attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School.

He made this claim in response to a tweet by John Lott, wherein Lott asked why Swalwell was pushing gun controls that “wouldn’t have stopped one mass public shooting this century”:

Swalwell responded, “Who wants to tell John Lott that if my assault weapons ban and buy-back had been in place before Sandy Hook or Parkland, those children wouldn’t have been killed?”

Swalwell’s claim overlooks a number of important facts.

10 Jul , 2019

Twitter rejects appeal to unlock John Lott’s account, still with no explanation

We noted last week that Twitter locked John Lott’s account because of it deemed a tweet to be in violation of the company’s rules. In Lott’s appeal, he noted that Twitter had not offered an explanation for its action. As can be seen from the screenshot of its email, Twitter has continued to provide no explanation.…

9 Jul , 2019

On the Sandy Rios Show to Discuss a case from NY where a man used his deceased Dad’s gun to stop a criminal attack, but ends up in jail because gun not licensed

Dr. John Lott was on the Sandy Rios Show to discuss a case from New York where a man used his deceased Dad’s gun to stop a criminal attack, but ends up in jail because gun not licensed. The man was living in the same house that his parents had lived in and had simply not taken the father’s gun to get it registered after his parents died.…


8 Jul , 2019

On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss When Television News Anchors Become Gun Control Activists

Dr. John Lott discussed the extremely biased news segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes about AR-15s. The show was the most watched television show on June 26th, 2019.

(Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from 6:35 to 6: AM)