20 Feb , 2018

On the Jim Bohannon National Radio Show to discuss the gun control debate in the wake of the Florida high school shooting

Dr. John Lott talked to Jim Bohannon on his national radio show about where the gun control debate stands right now. Questions from the audience covered a range of issues from mental health care professionals being able to identify people who might commit these mass public shootings to the problems with background checks to what can be done to make a compromise between the two sides of the gun control debate.…

20 Feb , 2018

Sean Hannity on Fox News discusses the CPRC’s research on concealed handguns

Sean Hannity on Fox News discussed the CPRC’s research on concealed handgun laws, showing that right-to-carry reduce violent crime and that the size of the drop is related to how long the laws have been in effect.  For examples of the extensive research on that finds similar results this see.  For Dr.…

19 Feb , 2018

On Fox News: Debate on how to stop mass public shootings

Dr. John Lott from the Crime Prevention Research Center and Igor Volsky with the Center for American Progress debated how to stop mass public shootings and the role of gun control.  The discussion took place on Laura Ingraham’s show.  For those interested in looking at the academic research on guns and crime that Lott was referring to, follow this link here.  …

19 Feb , 2018

On the Dennis Prager Show to discuss assault weapon bans and comparing crime in the US to Europe

Dr. John Lott was on the Dennis Prager Radio Show to discuss assault weapon bans and comparing crime in the US to Europe.

(Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 1:35 to 2:00 PM)

Dennis Prager’s show is heard by over 1.5 million people.…

19 Feb , 2018

Example of Houston homeowner who very likely saved his life with an AR-15, another case from Oklahoma

May 6, 2017: A Houston Homeowner used an AR-15 to defend himself against three people who were trying to kill him. Having a rifle appears to have given the homeowner a real advantage in this gunfight because of its greater accuracy.  The video is from KPRC-TV Channel 2 and the news article below is from KTRK-TV Channel 13.…

18 Feb , 2018

Great interview: On the Laura Ingraham Radio Show to to discuss the useless policies put forward by gun control advocates and what policies might really work

Dr. John Lott joined Laura Ingraham on her radio to discuss the useless policies put forward by gun control advocates and what policies might really work.

(Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 10:35 to 10 45 AM)

Laura Ingraham’s show is heard by over 2 million people.

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18 Feb , 2018

At The Hill: In anti-gun fever, media misses some crucial facts

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at The Hill that goes through all the miss information in last week’s 60 Minutes program on CBS.  It was one of the most biased programs on guns that we have ever seen, and that is quite an accomplishment.  The piece starts this way:

Gun control advocates often bank on scaring people into supporting their agenda.

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18 Feb , 2018

On Sean Hannity’s Radio Show to discuss the useless policies put forward by gun control advocates and what policies might really work

Dr. John Lott appeared on the Sean Hannity Radio Show to discuss the useless policies put forward by gun control advocates and what policies might really work.

(Friday, October 6, 2017, from 4:05 to 4:16 PM)

Sean Hannity’s show is heard by over 12.5 million people.…

18 Feb , 2018

An ROTC student said the hero football coach could have stopped the shooter if he had his firearm

An ROTC student said the football coach could have stopped the shooter if he had his firearm. The coach was also a security guard.  This was on Friday, February 17th, 2018, and it is something that you surely aren’t going to see on other television networks.  When asked about guns on campus, Colton Haab, a 17-year-old student at Stoneman Douglas High School, noted:

“Absolutely, unfortunately, gun control, it’s definitely needed a little bit more.

18 Feb , 2018

Worth a listen: On Britain’s LBC radio to discuss the attack in Florida and gun control in Europe and the US

Dr. John Lott discussed gun control in the US and Europe with the LBC’s Richard Suchet on Thursday morning after the attack in Florida.

(Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 8:05 to 8:12 AM)