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At Townhall: Biden Is Destroying the Firearm’s Industry

At Townhall: Biden Is Destroying the Firearm’s Industry

Dr. John Lott has a new op-ed at Townhall. The Biden administration is driving gun dealers out of business and radically transforming the firearms industry. Unfortunately, President Biden is only getting started, and four more years of these policies will have truly...

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Audio of Lecture on Statistics at Lake Forest College

Audio of Lecture on Statistics at Lake Forest College

Dr. John Lott taught two classes on statistics at Lake Forest College on January 23rd. While the lectures weren’t recorded, the PowerPoint of Lott’s lecture is available here. Here is an audio of the lecture for the first class that Lott gave. (Tuesday, January 23,...

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64% of Likely Voters describe current situation with migrants at the border with Mexico as an “invasion” of the United States. Democrats, Liberals, those making over $200,000/year, and with graduate school education are the least likely to believe that.

64% of Likely Voters describe current situation with migrants at the border with Mexico as an “invasion” of the United States. Democrats, Liberals, those making over $200,000/year, and with graduate school education are the least likely to believe that.

As shown in previous surveys, the highest income people, the ones with the most education, are least likely to be very concerned about illegal immigration. The data for the Rasmussen Reports Survey is available here....