15 Oct , 2018

On Minnesota’s giant KTLK to discuss Michael Bloomberg’s huge spending against Congressman Jason Lewis in Minnesota

Dr. John Lott talked on the 50,000-watt KTLK’s Justice and Drew program about Michael Bloomberg’s massive campaign spending against Congressman Jason Lewis. Bloomberg has given $1.3 million to Gabby Giffords’ gun control organization to target Lewis.

(Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:35 to 8:44 AM)

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15 Oct , 2018

Talk in NYC this coming Monday on Mass Public Shootings across countries

Dr. John Lott will be giving a talk in NYC at The Monday Meeting this coming Monday at 6:00 PM. The talk will be on the CPRC’s new research on mass public shootings across countries. Ann Coulter will also be talking. Requests to attend need to be sent here: rsvp@themondaymeeting.com.

14 Oct , 2018

At Fox News: Even after Kavanaugh confirmation, Democrats will control the lower courts

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Fox News on the fact that even if Trump is president for two terms, Democrats will still control most of the lower courts. His latest piece starts this way:

Republicans are ecstatic and Democrats are livid about Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation as a Supreme Court justice.

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12 Oct , 2018

In the Brazilian newspaper Mundo: Gun control disarms the poor, most vulnerable

With the conservative candidate in the Brazilian presidential election pushing hard to “give guns to good people,” the issue of gun control is front and center in the race. Rough translation of Dr. John Lott statement from the Portuguese in the Brazilian newspaper Mundo:

Innovative Legislation

“The debate on gun control focuses on new regulations that nothing would have done to stop the massacre of Las Vegas.

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11 Oct , 2018

On the Michigan Talk Network to talk about the huge amount of money that Michael Bloomberg is putting into flipping control of congress to Democrats

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network to talk about the huge amount of money that Michael Bloomberg is putting into flipping control of Congress to Democrats.

(Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)

10 Oct , 2018

Two Talks this coming weeks: Heartland Institute in Chicago and Gainesville Institute in Florida

Dr. John Lott will be giving two talks this coming week.

“AN EVENING DISCUSSION GUN RIGHTS IN AMERICA IN 2018,” Heartland Institute, OCTOBER 10, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 3939 North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004, Tickets available here.

“WHAT  DO THE REAL NUMBERS TELL US ABOUT MASS SHOOTINGS AND CRIME?” Gainesville Institute, Santa Fe College, October 12, 2018, 11 AM to noon, at Santa Fe College Health Sciences Building Room 108

9 Oct , 2018

Brazilian “Right-wing” candidate Bolsonaro winning over voters with promise to “Give guns to good people”

Brazil has the highest murder rate of any developed country, so it isn’t surprising that people want to do something to protect themselves.  “Right-wing” presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro won 46% of the vote in the first round election this past Sunday, massively outdoing the second place candidate for the Workers Party who got only 29.3%.…

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7 Oct , 2018

On the Michigan Talk Network to discuss why Supreme Court Confirmations have gotten so vicious

Dr. John Lott talked to Steve Gruber on the Michigan Talk Network about why Supreme Court Confirmations have gotten so vicious (see also here).

(Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 6:45 to 6:54 AM)

7 Oct , 2018

At Townhall: Gun Control Advocates Are Spending Big Money to Influence Midterms

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Townhall.com on the huge amount of money that Michael Bloomberg is spending to flip control of Congress to the Democrats. The piece begins this way:

Gun control advocates are again spending massive amounts of money on political campaigns this fall. Michael Bloomberg has promised $80 million to flip control of Congress to the Democrats.

6 Oct , 2018

Who are Gun Control advocates targeting the most in the House of Representatives?

We have previously noted that Everytown for Gun Safety is putting $5 million into 15 House races. The big dollars from Bloomberg are being funneled through Giffords PAC
Giffords PAC Independent Expenditures
 
1) Jason Lewis (MN 2nd Congressional District)
 
First-term incumbent Jason Lewis (R) of Minnesota’s Second Congressional district. His $1.36 million in the bank is matched just by Giffords’ gun control organization, which is putting $1.3 million into the race against him.

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